Celtic Fairy Tales
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- Seller:BRILANTI BOOKS
- Sales Rank:1,150,343
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:Elibron Classics series
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):6.1 x 4.1 x 0.6
- Publication Date:March 1, 2011
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Joseph Jacobs collected these fairy stories in the closing days of the nineteenth century. They are engaging brief episodes of fancy and fantasy from the oral tradition, which were designed to engage and fascinate the young mind. In this fast-paced, electronic world where life whizzes and fizzes by, it is a comfort and joy to pause awhile to savour such delights from a simpler and less pressured age. Reading one of these stories is the literary equivalent of stepping into the quiet and majesty of a medieval church or a circle of standing stones. In the twenty-first century there is a renewed appetite for magic, fairies, and fantastic worlds. With Celtic Fairy Tales, we are not only entertained but can also feel the gentle spiritual hand of history resting on our shoulders.
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