Folklore, myths & legends

    The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition

    By Robert Graves

    Paperback £11.45

    *The definitive and comprehensive edition of Robert Graves's classic retelling of the Greek myths* 'Icarus disobeyed his father's instructions and began soaring towards the sun, rejoiced by the lift of his great sweeping wings. Presently, when Daedalus looked over his shoulder, he could no longer see Icarus; but scattered feathers...

    Aesop's Fables

    By Aesop

    Hardback £8.45

    This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites - the wily fox, the vain peacock, the predatory cat and the steady tortoise - just as endearingly...

    Coyote America

    By Dan Flores

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    "A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation." -Wall Street Journal

    Peterborough Folklore

    By Francis Young

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    The Dark Side of Japan: Ancient Black Magic, Folklore, Ritual

    By Antony Cummins

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    A fascinating collection of folktales, ritual black magic, protection spells, monsters and other dark interpretations of life and death from Japanese folklore.

    Bacchae, The

    By Gita Wolf

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    Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale

    By Carol Mavor

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    In Aurelia, Carol Mavor reads the world of literature and art through the lens of the fairy tale.

    Catarina the Wise and Other Wondrous Sicilian Folk and Fairy

    By Giuseppe Pitre

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    Well, gentlemen, here's a tale that people have told time and again ...So begins the title story in this collection of fifty Sicilian folk and fairy tales edited and translated by noted folklore scholar Jack Zipes. But while some of the stories may sound as if they've been told time...

    Ballad Tales

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    An innovative collection of folk ballads re-told by professional storytellers. In association with the Society of Storytelling

    Potter's Tale

    By Dion Alexander

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    A beautiful insight into the life of an island.

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