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Irish Fairy Tales - Illustrated - cover

Irish Fairy Tales - Illustrated

James Stephens

Publisher: Jester House Publishing

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Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations and sixteen color plates all included in this ebook. The stories are set in a wooded, Medieval Ireland filled with larger-than-life hunters, warriors, kings, and fairies. Many stories concern the Fianna and their captain, Fionn mac Uail, from the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology. This book was first published in 1920. It is one of Stephens' better-known works.

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