Folklore of the Shetland Isles (Paperback)

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Folklore of the Shetland Isles (Paperback)


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A collection of ancient and whimsical folklore tales from the Shetland Isles.

First published in 1899, John Spence's collection of folk tales from Shetland explore many long-forgotten superstitious beliefs and stories of magical creatures that linger on in the minds of the islanders. From witches and giants to selkies, mermaids, and the tiny Trows who live in the hills, Shetland has a rich history of mythical beings.

Product Details ISBN: 9781445521305
ISBN-10: 144552130X
Publisher: Pierides Press
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2010
Pages: 96
Language: English