Irish myths and legends. Vol. 2 Cuchulain and the Red Branch of Ulster

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Beautifully designed new hardback edition of Lady Gregory’s definitive collection of Irish myths and legends, focusing on the bold exploits of Cuchulain and the Red Branch of Ulster. Volume 2 of New Island’s bestselling Irish Myths and Legends series.

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Lady Augusta Gregory’s collection and translation of Irish folk legends brings, as Yeats observed, ‘Ireland’s gift of imagination to the world’.

Following on from the bestselling Irish Myths and Legends: Gods and Fighting Men, this second volume, originally titled Cuchulain of Muirthemne, tells of the brave exploits of Ireland’s answer to Achilles, the fearless Cuchulain and the Red Branch of Ulster, as well as the overpowering love of his wife Emer.

Forming part of the bedrock of Gaelic legend, and translated faithfully from the idiom of Irish oral storytellers, this new volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Gaelic culture.

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Weight 500 g
Dimensions 21.5 × 13.5 × 3.5 cm
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Cover

Hardback

Pages

340

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

398.209415 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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