Irish Tales From The Otherworld: Ghosts, Fairies And Evil Spirits

Irish Tales From The Otherworld Ghosts Fairies And Evil Spirits Extraordinary tales that have been passed down from generation to generation and are now published for the first time Even today ancient forces stride across the mythical Irish landscape In Ireland

  • Title: Irish Tales From The Otherworld: Ghosts, Fairies And Evil Spirits
  • Author: Bob Curran
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Extraordinary tales that have been passed down from generation to generation, and are now published for the first time Even today, ancient forces stride across the mythical Irish landscape In Ireland, the supernatural is usually never far away It lies sleeping beneath a seemingly peaceful and beautiful landscape, just beyond our vision but ready to emerge when we lExtraordinary tales that have been passed down from generation to generation, and are now published for the first time Even today, ancient forces stride across the mythical Irish landscape In Ireland, the supernatural is usually never far away It lies sleeping beneath a seemingly peaceful and beautiful landscape, just beyond our vision but ready to emerge when we least expect it or when we inadvertently stir it to life This book draws you into this mysterious otherworld, a world of fairies, ghosts, sheehogues and other horrors A weaver strikes a bargain with the fairies with tragic consequences A young girl unwittingly invites a poltergeist into her family home, causing mayhem A group of fishermen, lost at sea in a thick fog, discover there is someone or something else on their boat A ghostly maid wanders the corridors of a stately home, doomed for eternity for her crime A woman agrees to a marriage between her daughter and a mysterious stranger only to discover that the man had died many years before These and many other folk tales have been collected by Bob Curran and are retold in compelling detail Let these stories send a shiver up your spine

    One thought on “Irish Tales From The Otherworld: Ghosts, Fairies And Evil Spirits”

    1. This is an excellent collection. The stories come from well-sourced storytellers all over Ireland and are grouped well to reflect their themes, with an informative introduction to each section. Brilliant. It's very much an adult collection, given the depth and darkness of the themes explored. The stories are fascinating in their originality and often chilling. Perhaps the retellings are a little similar in style but that's a very minor criticism of a book I highly recommend. I've already started [...]

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