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The Will-O'-The Wisp: An Introduction to Scottish Folklore

William Henry Forester

In the mist-shrouded lands of Scotland, where the veil between the worlds is as thin as a whisper, the ancient tales stir, breathing life into the shadows and the stones. These are stories woven from the fabric of the land itself-of its lochs and mountains, its forests and glens. They speak of love and loss, of courage and fear, of the unbreakable bonds that tie the human heart to the mystical. This collection of tales invites you to step into a world where the ordinary meets the extraordinary, where the bounds of reality blur, and where every whisper of the wind and ripple of the water tells a story.
From the mischievous pixies dancing in the moonlit glades to the solemn redcaps haunting the ruins of ancient castles, each tale is a thread in the vibrant tapestry of Scottish mythology. Here, the selkies shed their seal skins to walk the sandy shores in human form, their stories a poignant reminder of the eternal struggle between the call of the wild and the yearning for home. The Wulver, with its wolfish head and man's body, reveals the kindness that exists in the heart of the wild, and the Urisk, lonely by his waterfall, reminds us of the value of friendship in the unlikeliest of places.
Venture into the mist to uncover the legend of Tam Lin, rescued from the clutches of the Fairy Queen by the unwavering love of his mortal beloved, and tread softly by the loch's edge, where the Each-Uisge lurks, waiting to enchant the unwary.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 10th, 2024
  • Pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.38in - 0.55lb
  • EAN: 9798322121220
  • Categories: Medieval

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