Irish Fairy Tales and Folklore (Hardcover)

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Irish Fairy Tales and Folklore (Hardcover)


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A classic collection of Irish fairy tales and lore by Nobel Peace Prize-winning author and poet W. B. Yeats

Originally published as two separate volumes in 1800s, this premier collection of Irish stories edited and compiled W. B. Yeats is the perfect gift for any lover of Irish literature and folklore. The lyrical prose and rich cultural heritage of each tale will captivate and enchant readers of all ages and keep them entertained for hours on end.

This volume contains more than seventy classic Irish stories, including timeless characters and mythology passed down for generations such as:
  • The Trooping Fairies
  • Changelings
  • Tir-na-n-óg
  • The Lepracaun
  • The Kildare Pooka
  • How Thomas Connolly met the Banshee
  • And many more!

William Butler (W. B.) Yeats was an Irish writer, dramatis, and acclaimed poet. He is often regarded as one of the greatest poets and literary figures of the twentieth century. Throughout his his career, he published thirty collections of poetry and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. He passed away in January of 1939.
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