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Shetland Folk Tales.

Author: Lawrence Tulloch
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2014.
Series: Pilgrims folk tales.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a child, Lawrence learned many folk tales from his father, Tom Tulloch. Tom was a tradition bearer, and his folklore was collected by the School of Scottish Studies. As a travelling storyteller, Lawrence has collected many more tales. This book contains many favourite stories - some you many recognise, but given a Shetland twist. From selkies to invading giants and Vikings, this book brings together for the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tulloch, Lawrence.
Shetland Folk Tales.
New York : The History Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Tulloch
ISBN: 9780750955461 0750955465
OCLC Number: 881162647
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Fetlar Finnman; 2 The Netted Mermaid; 3 The Laughing Merman; 4 The Mermaid Who Loved a Fisherman; 5 The Blacksmith and the Njuggel; 6 Martha; 7 The Seal on the Vee Skerries; 8 Mallie and the Trow; 9 The White Cat; 10 The Raven; 11 The Fiddler and the Cows; 12 Tommy and the Wicked Witch; 13 The Butter Stone; 14 Witch Against Witch; 15 A Spanish Ship Visits; 16 The Fairy's Wine Well; 17 The Gloup Disaster; 18 Flokki of the Ravens; 19 The Cow Killers; 20 The Marriage of Hughie Brown; 21 The Half Gruney Lasses; 22 Gibby Law. 23 Sheep Thieves24 The First Midges; 25 Da Hallamas Mareel; 26 Ursula; 27 The Mouse and the Wren; 28 Ruud; 29 The Sad End of Grotti Finnie; 30 The Cats and the Christening; 31 Einar the Fowler; 32 Erik and the Shark; 33 The Boy that Came From the Ground; 34 The Poisoned Sixpence; 35 Black Eric of Fitful Head; 36 The Eagle and the Child; 37 The Minister's Meeting; 38 Singna Geo; 39 The Death of James Smith; 40 Sigmund of Gord; 41 The Woman with the Red Hand; 42 The Snuff Taker; 43 The Three Yells; 44 The Funeral Ghosts; 45 The Skull; 46 Norway's First Troll; 47 Midwife to the Trow. 48 Katie Lottie49 Kidnapped by the Trows; 50 Feeding the trows; 51 Winyadepla; 52 The Borrowed Boat; 53 Christmas at Windhouse; 54 Farkar's Pig; 55 In Aboot da Nite; Copyright.
Series Title: Pilgrims folk tales.

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The folklore of the North East provides a rich tapestry for the tales within; Tragic events, spellbinding characters, humour, romance and clever minds are bound together by two well-established  Read more...

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