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The Book of English Folk Tales

The Book of English Folk Tales (Hardback)

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A master storyteller, social historian and folklorist, Sybil Marshall scoured English history to bring together a fascinating collection of folk tales in one glorious edition. Out-of-print for over thirty years, Duckworth is re-issuing this bewitching book to enchant a new audience. From the great mass of folk tales that exists, Sybil Marshall has chosen a wide variety of stories, retelling them with wit and suspense. We have her tales of the little people and of giants, of the Devil and the saints, and supernatural and moral tales. Let Sybil Marshall lead you through the old English countryside, exploring the beliefs and legends of time gone by. This beautifully packaged edition, complete with wood engraved illustrations by John Lawrence, will entertain, educate and ensnare audiences of all ages.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPopular beliefs & controversial knowledgeFolklore, myths & legends Publisher: Duckworth Overlook Publication Date: 01/01/2016 ISBN-13: 9780715650103  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Sybil Marshall (1913-2005) was a British writer, teacher and educationalist. Working first as a teacher and then as a university lecturer, she later became an author and her books include Fenland Chronicle and the trilogy of novels A Nest of Magpies, Sharp Through The Hawthorn and Strip The Willow. John Lawrence is an eminent English illustrator and wood engraver. He has twice won The Francis Williams Award for illustration (sponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London), and twice been runner-up for the Kurt Emil - Maschler Award. He lives in Cambridge.

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