Out of the Mists
By (author) John Barrington
Out of the Mists by John Barrington
Book DescriptionThis collection of traditional stories gathered from all reaches of Scotland and passed down through generations, customs and traditions is a wonderful new look at well and not so well-known stories. Barrington cleverly intersperses these tales with follow-up historical stories to set the fables in context. It is a must-have for anyone interested in folklore and history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905222339
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Luath Press Ltd
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Barrington
Having spent over 25 years as a shepherd in Scotland, John Barrington has developed a vast knowledge of Scottish history, folklore, mythology and legend that are clearly transposed into his novels. Barrington is a natural storyteller leading guided story-walks, relaying his stories in schools, clubs and societies and as an after-dinner speaker. Barrington?s autobiography, Red Sky at Night won the SAC Book Award and was a UK no. 1 bestseller.
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