Shropshire Folk Tales
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Shropshire Folk Tales

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In places, Shropshire has traditional patchwork fields and hedgerows; in others, small villages and market towns with black and white half-timbered buildings. But it also has places that are still wild - hills where heather and bracken cling to the rocks while peewits call overhead and strange rock formations jut to the sky, casting their shadows over the countryside below. The thirty stories in this new collection have grown out of the county's diverse landscapes: tales of the strange and macabre; memories of magic and other worlds; proud recollections of folk history; stories to make you smile, sigh and shiver. Moulded by the land, weather and generations of tongues wagging, these traditional tales are full of Shropshire wit and wisdom, and will be enjoyed time and again.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 122 x 186 x 20mm | 18.14g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752451553
  • 9780752451558
  • 422,861

About Amy Douglas

Amy Douglas discovered storytelling at the age of fourteen, and has become a devotee of the art. In 1998 she was elected a director of the Society for Storytelling. She has appeared on local and national radio, and has been featured in the national press. Amy has enhanced literature development in schools by working with reading groups.show more

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