The Book of English Folk Tales

The Book of English Folk Tales

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Master storyteller, social historian, and folklorist Sybil Marshall scoured English history to bring together a fascinating collection of folk tales in one glorious edition. Out-of-print for over thirty years, Overlook is re-issuing this bewitching book to enchant a new audience.From the great mass of folk tales that exists, Sybil Marshall has chosen a wide variety of stories, retelling them with wit and suspense. We have her tales of the little people and of giants, of the Devil and the saints, and supernatural and moral tales.Let Sybil Marshall lead you through the old English countryside, exploring the beliefs and legends of time gone by. This beautifully packaged edition, complete with wood engraved illustrations by John Lawrence, will entertain, educate, and ensnare audiences of all ages.
Published: London ;, New York :, Duckworth Overlook,, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©1981
ISBN: 9781468313178
1468313177
9780715650103
0715650106
Branch Call Number: 398.2094 MAR
Characteristics: 384 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Lawrence, John 1933-- Illustrator
Alternative Title: English folk tales

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