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- DescriptionScotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs. This title brings together: stories of heroes and bloody feuds, tales of giants, fairies, and witches, and accounts of local customs and traditions. It also uncovers the events that inspired Shakespeare's Macbeth.
- Author BiographyJennifer Westwood was born in 1940 and studied English Language at Oxford, followed by Medieval Icelandic at Cambridge. A long-time member of the Folklore Society, she served as editor of FLS Books and also the journal Folklore. Her books include Albion: A Guide to Legendary Britain (1985), Gothick Cornwall (1992), Lost Atlantis (1997), On Pilgrimage (2003) and The Lore of the Land (2005, with Jacqueline Simpson). Sadly, she died in 2008. Sophia Kingshill is a writer, editor and researcher. She has contributed to folklore publications and her plays have been performed in Scotland, England and Norway. She lives in London.
- Author(s)Jennifer Beatrice Westwood,Sophia Kingshill
- Date of Publication05/05/2011
- GenrePopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintArrow Books Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, maps
- Weight418 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine36 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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