Infinite possibilities, marvelous beings, and objects of extraordinary beauty: welcome to the Celtic other-world, a place not misty and insubstantial, but almost as real as our earth. An entire genre, known as Immrama ("Journeys"), presents this alternative universe, with its dazzling crystal doors and windows, plentiful food and drink, absence of sickness, and abundant nobility. Sometimes, it lies underwater, at other times, it's an island, and time passes almost unnoticed there. Through some of the most celebrated stories ...

Tales of the Celtic Otherworld 1998, Blandford

ISBN-13: 9780713726565