Over Nine Waves : A Book of Irish Legends, Paperback

Over Nine Waves : A Book of Irish Legends Paperback

3.5 out of 5 (1 rating)


Journalist Marie Heaney skillfully revives the glory of ancient Irish storytelling in this comprehensive volume from the great pre-Christian sequences to the more recent tales of the three patron saints Patrick, Brigid, and Colmcille.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Myth & legend told as fiction
  • ISBN: 9780571175185



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Mythology is my passion, and these stories are perfect for the ancient culture of Ireland. I read a few of the cycles for an Irish Lit class, and the tales of the heroes are easy to read and understand in these translations.

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