Lanarkshire Folk Tales


The first collection of folk tales from Lanarkshire, Scotland’s most populated region

ISBN: 9780750978880 Author: Allison, Galbraith Publisher: The History Press Publication Date: 22nd April 2021 Imprint: The History Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 398.2094145 (edition:23) Pages: 192 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

From a cantankerous brownie in Dolphinton to the vampire with iron teeth who terrorised Glasgow, this collection of tales spans fourteen centuries of Lanarkshire’s history and happenings. Here you will find the legends of William Wallace’s love and loss in Lanark and Saint Mungo’s bitter feud with the Pagan hierarchy and Druids, alongside totemic animals, unique Scottish flora and fauna, warlocks, herb-wives and elfin trickery.

Allison Galbraith combines storytelling expertise with two decades of folklore research to present this beguiling collection of Lanarkshire stories, suitable for adults and older children.

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