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[ Reading ] ➾ The Fabled Coast Author Sophia Kingshill – Brazilianportuguesetranslator.us

The Fabled Coast Pirates And Smugglers, Ghost Ships And Sea Serpents, Fishermen S Prayers And Sailors Rituals The Coastline Of The British Isles Plays Host To An Astonishingly Rich Variety Of Local Legends, Customs, And Superstitions In The Fabled Coast, Renowned Folklorists Sophia Kingshill And Jennifer Westwood Gather Together The Most Enthralling Tales And Traditions, Tracing Their Origins And Examining The Facts Behind The Legends Was There Ever Such A Beast As The Monstrous Kraken Did A Welsh Prince Discover America, Centuries Before Columbus What Happened To The Missing Crew Of The Mary Celeste Along The Way, They Recount The Stories That Are An Integral Part Of The Coastal Heritage, Such As The Tale Of Drake S Drum, Said To Be Heard When England Was In Peril, And The Mythical Island Of Hy Brazil, Which For Centuries Appeared On Sea Charts And Maps To The West Of Ireland The Result Is An Endlessly Fascinating, Often Surprising Journey Through Britain S Island History.

[ Reading ] ➾ The Fabled Coast  Author Sophia Kingshill – Brazilianportuguesetranslator.us
  • Hardcover
  • 528 pages
  • The Fabled Coast
  • Sophia Kingshill
  • English
  • 16 October 2017
  • 1847946321

    10 thoughts on “[ Reading ] ➾ The Fabled Coast Author Sophia Kingshill – Brazilianportuguesetranslator.us


  1. says:

    Folklore is still inherently entrenched into life in the United Kingdom and, indeed, in a vast number of countries and communities on an international scale The introduction of The Fabled Coast Legends and Traditions from Around the Shores of Britain and Ireland states that the coastline of the British Isles plays host to an astonishingly rich variety of local legends, customs and superstitions , all of which the authors have tried to incorporate into the book Their main aim, they tell the Folklore is still inherently entrenched into life in the United Kingdom and, indeed, in a vast number of countries and communities on an international scale The introduction of The Fabled Coast Legends and Traditions from Around the Shores of Britain and Ireland states that the coastline of the British Isle...


  2. says:

    Enjoyable A collection of folklore, legends traditions from the coasts of England, Ireland, Scotland Wales Entertaining


  3. says:

    I was reading this as research for some coastal stories I m writing and it was a joy to read, engaging and not at all dull The authors explain the origins of the seafaring tall tales and often debunk them but in a kind way as they obviously love stories of mermaids and shipwrecks as much as I do The regional sections, cross referencing, and clear indexing made it easy to use too and the illustrations, both colour and sketches, were a fun addition as artists of the past tried to put faces to fa I was reading this as research for some c...


  4. says:

    This should have been a 4 star book for me I picked it up trying to get some fables and ideas to work into my novel writing And the collection of tales here is fantastic, based all round the Isles where I live and have lived But often the tale is not told particularly well, coming across bland even ...


  5. says:

    A richly researched compendium of folklore and tall tales from around the coast of the British Isles, this volume is guaranteed to stimulate the imagination of ignorant landlubbers such as myself who know but little of the lore of the sea Rather like the Folklore, Myths and Legends of Britain published over forty years ago, the stories and anecdotes contained in this book are divided up by region, and then presented alphabetically in line with location, but unlike the earlier publication, als A richly researched compendium of folklore and tall tales from around the coast of the British Isles, this volume is guaranteed to stimulate the imagination of ignorant landlubbers such as myself who know but little of the lore of the sea Rather like the Folklore, Myths and Legends of Britain published over forty years ago, the stories and anecdotes contained in this book are divided up by region, and then presented alphabetically in line with location, but unlike the earlier publication, also encompass rich material from the island of Ireland Dotted throughout the book are a nu...


  6. says:

    c2012 As it says on the tin, really This would make for an excellent reference book for any aspiring writers as there are some legends that are just begging to be expanded Its very readable and the chapters are set out per region etc However, after a while, no matter what the region, they all become a little bit samey Recommended to the writers among the normal crew Still as a mouse if you chance to sit by a deep, deep lane in...


  7. says:

    Collection of myths and legends from the coastline of Britain and Ireland, very interesting especially as it includes ones from where I live now, my home county and places I have visited.

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