It is a delightful collection of stories, written in the various tellers' own voices.
I found this book fascinating, mainly because of the stories but also because he explains the dangerous side of the good people as well.
I recommend it for all Pagans as well as folklorists, scholars, people who are interested in Ireland, etc.
I didn't like the style of writing. I don't like the ol' Irish accent in the story telling, or the storybook padding in the tales.Published 1 month ago by Orville Lunk
This collection of collected narratives and commentary was enjoyable and informative. Some of the stories were collected fairly recently; they are a testament to the still-living... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Kelly
Well documented accounts of Irish encounters with the "other crowd", who have also been called fairies. They are of course nothing like tinkerbell. Highly recommended.Published 13 months ago by Mark13
All of these stories about fairies were told to the author by the older generations that are now grandparents. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Shannon M. Mcgee
I found out about this book through the radio program "To the Best of Our Knowledge". It is a delightful collection of stories, written in the various tellers' own voices. Read morePublished on January 7, 2012 by Tangerine
It is always wonderful to hear from a great traditional story-teller. This collction is fascinating because it is a collection of fairly contemporary stories about encounters with... Read morePublished on July 7, 2010 by Gwendolyn J. Reece
I came across this book after watching an episode of Destination Truth. The author was featured on one of their episodes. Read morePublished on May 13, 2010 by annaelizabeth
Eddie Lenihan is one of the last seanchai, the old time storytellers of Ireland, and he's been collecting stories for decades, setting onto paper the fading light of the oral... Read morePublished on March 21, 2010 by Minsma
In many ways...
dear lovers of Faerie,
... this book is a modern supplement to The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries. Read more