Description - The Tain by Ciaran Carson
The kingdoms of Connacht and Ulster are preparing to do battle with each other. Medb, the sly and envious Queen of Connacht, is on a mission to steal the fabled Brown Bull of Cooley from the men of Ulster. The Ulstermen, crippled by an ancient curse, face defeat from her armies, until a hero emerges in the shape of the warrior Cu Chulainn- a man of superhuman strength and supernatural powers. Through guerrilla tactics and great chariot fights he manages to defend his province and hold off the Connacht army - until Medb tricks him and it seems victory may come at a bitter price.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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