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A Traveller's Guide to Icelandic Folk Tales

A Traveller's Guide to Icelandic Folk Tales (Hardback)

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Iceland's eerie landscape and long, dark winters have resulted in a rich heritage of folklore. this book, designed with the traveller in mind, places some of Iceland's favourite folk tales literally on the map. Iceland is rich in folklore; the mountainous landscape, wide-open spaces, harsh climate and long winter darkness must have made it easy, in times gone by, to imagine ghosts, trolls and other supernatural creatures lurking around every corner. "A Traveller's Guide to Icelandic Folk Tales" is a collection of 60 local legends, designed to accompany the traveller on the road around Iceland. The scene is set for each story with a description of the surrounding landscape and a brief history of the region, as well as practical information about routes to the various locations. The stories themselves are retold by experienced guide and historian Jon R. Hjalmarsson. Trolls and elves, wizards, ghosts, mermen and a host of other mysterious beings come to life in these pages to enliven the traveller's journey around Iceland.

Fiction & PoetryShort storiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPopular beliefs & controversial knowledgeFolklore, myths & legends Publisher: Gudrun Publishing Publication Date: 01/08/2006 ISBN-13: 9781904945291  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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