Tales from Wales

Tales from Wales

3.75 (4 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$12.01

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This collection of Welsh legends and folk-tales which has been read and enjoyed for over forty years is now being reissued for a new generation of readers. These spell-binding tales of love, loyalty, greed, and jealousy come from the mountains and valleys of Wales. They tell of a world where peasants and kings live alongside the folk of the faery, and where reality and enchantment intertwine. Things are not always quite what they seem - because when spirit and human worlds meet almost anything is possible...One of very few books available containing Welsh legends and folk-tales. The beautifully retold stories are by an accomplished author in this field. The subject of myths and legends ties in with the National Curriculum. It features a mixture of well-known and less-known myths. Before his recent death, the author lived in Aberystwyth, Wales.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 968 pages
  • 129.5 x 198.1 x 7.6mm | 77.11g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black and white chapterheads
  • 019275114X
  • 9780192751140

Review quote

..".slim but excellent....For young readers, this would be a wonderful introduction to the world of Welsh lore which they will long remember." -- Territorial Tattlershow more

Rating details

4 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 75% (3)
3 25% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X