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The Golden Spears And Other Fairy Tales By Edmund Leamy
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Irish Fairy Tales By Edmund Leamy
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Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white... More > illustrations and sixteen color plates. The stories are set in a wooded, Medieval Ireland filled with larger-than-life hunters, warriors, kings, and fairies. Many stories concern the Fianna and their captain, Fionn mac Uail, from the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology.The book was first published by Macmillan and Company in 1920. It is one of Stephens' better-known works.Finnian, the Abbott of Moville, travels to the home of Tuan mac Cairill and compels Tuan to admit him. The abbott convinces Tuan of the truth of the Gospel. Finnian asks Tuan to describe his past. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Fairy_Tales Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
By the Barrow River, and Other Stories By Edmund Leamy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Katharine Tynan (23 January 1859 – 2 April 1931) was an... More > Irish-born writer, known mainly for her novels and poetry. After her marriage in 1898 to the English writer and barrister Henry Albert Hinkson (1865–1919) she usually wrote under the name Katharine Tynan Hinkson, or variations thereof. Of their three children, Pamela Hinkson (1900–1982) was also known as a writer.Tynan was born into a large farming family in Clondalkin, County Dublin, and educated at St. Catherine's, a convent school in Drogheda. Her poetry was first published in 1878. She met and became friendly with the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins in 1886. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katharine_Tynan< Less