The King of Ireland's Son

byPadraic Colum

Paperback | June 9, 1997

The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
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Compiled by noted Irish author Padraic Colum, this treasury of time-honored tales from the fairy-haunted folklore of the Emerald Isle includes these favorite stories: "Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter," "When the King of the Cats Came to King Connal's Dominion," "The Sword of Light and the Unique Tale," "The Town of the Red Castle," "The King of the Land of Mist," "The House of Crom Duv," and "The Spae-Woman."
Brimming with sly humor, whimsy and imagination, these delightful tales offer hours of enjoyable reading. Nine full-page illustrations and numerous other decorations by Willy Pog ny further enhance the text with a mood of timeless enchantment.
Born in a Longford workhouse where his father was first teacher and then master, Padraic Colum grew into an important figure in the Irish literary renaissance before immigrating to the United States. Invited by the Fay brothers to join the National Theatre Society, he married the teacher and writer Mary Maguire, with whom he undertook ...
Title:The King of Ireland's SonFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.38 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.38 X 0.68 inPublished:June 9, 1997Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486297225

ISBN - 13:9780486297224

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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