The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End


    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End Norah Montgomerie s own original drawings, it is a book to be treasured for years as the key to an enchanted, timeless world."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 257
  • The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End and Other Stories
  • Norah Montgomerie
  • English
  • 15 May 2019
  • 1841586943

10 thoughts on “The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End and Other Stories

  1. Amanda Amanda says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleI FINALLY finished this This was a nice collection of folk tales I loved how their was a glossary for some of the Scots words the reader may not understand But I ve come to the realization that thought I love, in general, fairy tale retellings and themes, I don t get much enjoyment when reading original fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen excluded I m glad I actually read this collection, though, and it was a lovely souvenir of Scotland.


  2. Laura VanZant Laura VanZant says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleI m not going to read these to children any time soon, but I really enjoyed this Minus all the blood and death and stuff.


  3. Leah Rachel von Essen Leah Rachel von Essen says:

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  4. lalalellis lalalellis says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleA nice collection of stories Reading then all after one another got a bit one sided, but the retelling of the stories was super cosy and nice Highly recommend


  5. Merel Merel says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleThough this was a nice collection of stories, many of them were so random and illogical that I didn t enjoy it very much Most just didn t make a lot of sense It was nice to see that so many h


  6. Raj Raj says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleThis was an interesting collection of folk and fairy tales from across Scotland Most of them are very short, only a few pages each, which hardly leaves any space for characterisation or plot development There s a lot of repetition within stories as well the power of three crops up again and again where the hero must do things three times to get the effect I imagine this works better in the oral tradition than written down There are also variations on well known stories including Ci


  7. Sarah Sarah says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleWhat an amazing collection of Scottish folktales I love that the authors found oral sources for many of the stories, its really special to know that they stories have been told the same way for so many years and I m sitting at my desk reading the same tales I loved the magic of these stories and plan to purchase this book for my personal library, as I ve checked this one out from the library I highly recommend this book for all fans of fairy tales and folktales alike I m half Scottish so the What an amazing collection of Scottish folktales I love that the authors found oral sources for many of the stories, its really special to know that they stories have been told the same way for so many years and I m sitting at my desk reading the same tales I loved the magic of these stories and plan to purchase this book for my personal library, as I ve checked this one out from the library I highly recommend this book for all fans of fairy tales and


  8. Teri Peterson Teri Peterson says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleA fascinating collection of tales, many recorded from oral tradition all around Scotland Like most folk tales, lots of these are very strange, and some have tragic endings, and there often is no moral of the story per se But it is an interesting window to culture so often now lost.Note it s a good idea to read these in the order they are presented, because some rely on prior knowledge that is presented in earlier stories especially the ones about Finn of the Feinne you need the first stor A fascinating collection of tales, many recorded from oral tradition all around Scotland Like most folk tales, lots of these are very strange, and some have tragic endings, and there often is no moral of the story per se But it is an interesting window to culture so often now lost.Note it s a good idea to read these in the order they are presented, because some rely on


  9. Alejandra Alejandra says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindleBought this little cutie of a book in Edinburgh s International Book Festival in 2017 because it s cover caught my eye and because I think Scotland s lore is one of the most intriguing ones out there.All of the tales are brilliant And like any original fairytales, quite dark and evil My favourite bit of it all is that it always took everything a year and a day I guess that is how they measured time in the olden days in Scotland, lol.


  10. Zazu Zazu says:

    The Folk Tales of Scotland: The Well at the World's End folk pdf, tales pdf, scotland book, well mobile, world's mobile, other pdf, stories pdf, The Folk free, Tales of download, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other StoriesFolk Tales of free, Folk Tales of Scotland The kindle, The Folk Tales of Scotland The Well at the World's End and Other Stories KindlePicked this one up while in Scotland made the perfect companion to afternoon tea in that beautiful landscape I love that they tell you what region each tale comes from, and if you re traveling through different regions as I did, you can follow along and read each relevant tale wherever you go There s something really magical about connecting the place with the history with the people in this way.


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