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The broonie, silkies & fairies : travellers' tales of the other world

by Williamson, Duncan, 1928-2007.

Format: Print Book 1987
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Noncirculating (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections rj PZ8.1.W665 Bro 1987x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections
 
Call Number  rj PZ8.1.W665 Bro 1987x
 
 
Summary
Twelve tales about shape-shifters, changelings, and protective and retributive spirits invading the everyday lives of the farmers, fishermen, ministers, and innkeepers of the highlands and islands of Scotland.
Contents
The silkie's revenge
The broonie on Carra
Saltie the silkie
The Taen-Awa
Torquil Glen
The lighthouse keeper
Archie and the little people
The broonie's curse
The fisherman and his sons
The tramp and the boots
The crofter's mistake
The broonie's farewell.

Additional Information
Subjects Tales -- Scotland.
Fairy tales -- Scotland.
Folklore -- Scotland.
Fairy tales.
Publisher New York :Harmony Books,1987
Edition 1st American ed.
Contributors Herriot, Alan.
Language English
Description xix, 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780517565254 (hardcover)
0517565250 (hardcover)
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