Folklore, myths & legends

    Fife Folk Tales

    By Sheila Kinninmouth

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Storyteller Sheila Kinninmonth brings together stories from the coastal fishing villages, rushing rivers, magical green farmland and rolling hills of Fife. In this treasure trove of tales you will meet Scottish Kings and Queens, saints and sinners, witches and wizards, ghosts and giants, broonies, fools and tricksters - all as...

    Welsh Folk Tales

    By Peter Stevenson

    Hardback £10.25

    Welsh Folk Tales

    Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries

    By Les Editions du Boreal

    Paperback £17.65

    In Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries, G rard Bouchard conceptualizes myths as vessels of sacred values that transcend the division between primitive and modern. These vessels become so influential as to make an indelible impression on people's minds.

    Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

    By Richard H. Wilkinson

    Paperback Save £5.12 = £13.83

    A fully illustrated and systematic survey of the mythology, iconography and worship of the mysterious and awe-inspiring deities that dominated Egyptian religion from early pharaonic times to the Roman period.

    The Illustrated Mahabharata: The Definitive Guide to India\'s Greatest Epic

    By DK

    Hardback £13.85

    Take a fresh look at India's great epic with The Illustrated Mahabharata and rediscover the lost kingdoms, dynasties, and characters of the Mahabharata. Follow the tale as it unfolds through 18 parvas with stunning photographs, paintings, sculptures, and historical artefacts. Discover the principal characters of the Mahabharata and their family...

    Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale

    By Marina Warner

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    In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and...

    Ancient Aliens R

    By The Producers of Ancient Aliens

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    The first official companion book to HISTORY R network's hit series Ancient Aliens R: a powerful journey through human history that explores fascinating unanswered questions about the origins of our civilizations.

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition

    By Wilhelm Grimm

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the...

    Best Fairy Stories of the World

    By Marcus Clapham

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A collection of the best fairy stories and folk tales from around the world

    Norfolk Story Book

    By Isabelle King

    Paperback £8.45

    Discover the magic of the Norwich Snap Dragon, adventure through pre-historic Norfolk with a mammoth, find out why the region''s famous mustard doesn''t mix with smelly feet, and get swept back in time to experience Norwich as it was seen through the eyes of two mysterious statues.

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