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The Fabled Coast LegendsTraditions from Around the Shores of Britain and Ireland eBook ↠ Hardcover ó horticulturetrader ✓ [PDF / Epub] ☁ The Fabled Coast LegendsTraditions from Around the Shores of Britain and Ireland ✎ Sophia KingshilEnthralling tales and traditions tracing their origins and examining the facts behind the legends Was there ever such a beast as the monstrous Kraken? Did a Welsh prince discover America centuries before Columbus? What happened to the missing crew of the Mary Celeste? Along the way they recount the stories that are an i I was reading this as research for some coastal stories I'm writing and it was a joy to read engaging and not at all dull The authors explain the origins of the seafaring tall tales and often debunk them but in a kind way as they obviously love stories of mermaids and shipwrecks as much as I do The regional sections cross referencing and clear indexing made it easy to use too and the illustrations both colour and sketches were a fun addition as artists of the past tried to put faces to fantastic beasts of the sea Recommended for anyone who loves the sea definitely not just for historians or folklorists

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Pirates and smugglers ghost ships and sea serpents fishermen’s prayers and sailors’ rituals the coastline of the British Isles plays host to an astonishingly rich variety of local legends customs and superstitions In The Fabled Coast renowned folklorists Sophia Kingshill and Jennifer Westwood gather together the most Enjoyable A collection of folklore legends traditions from the coasts of England Ireland Scotland Wales Entertaining

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The Fabled Coast LegendsTraditions from Around the Shores of Britain and IrelandNtegral part of the coastal heritage such as the tale of Drake’s Drum said to be heard when England was in peril and the mythical island of Hy Brazil which for centuries appeared on sea charts and maps to the west of Ireland The result is an endlessly fascinating often surprising journey through Britain's island histor A lot of fascinating fables but would have been easier to digest if it was split between a couple of books