Celtic Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs
Publisher: David Nutt 1892
Number of pages: 308
Charming fairies and naughty trolls are brought alive by the lyrical prose. Celtic culture has long been known for its emphasis on good storytelling. Here is a chance to survey some of the best traditional fairy tales, collected over one hundred years ago by a leading folklorist.
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