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Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies: 500 AD to the Present

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Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies: 500 AD to the Present - Young, Simon, and Houlbrook, Ceri
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What do we know about fairies? A treasure trove of newly digitised information accessed here shows that the Disney image of Tinkerbell is but a weak shorthand for the plethora of different kinds and types inhabiting the British and Irish Isles. Fairy sightings are deeply tied to local areas; even the names can be different. In, for example, Cornwall they are `piskeys'; in parts of Southern and Midland England they are 'pharises'; in Ireland they are sidhe ('si'). But as the new information from digitised local historical ...

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Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies: 500 AD to the Present 2018, Gibson Square Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781783341016

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