Exploring everything from ghost stories and witch trials to annual customs, this is a beguiling guide to the ancient legends and deep-rooted beliefs that haunt the castles, villages, lochs, mountains and glens of the Scottish landscapes.
The Lore of Scotland: A guide to Scottish legends
by Sophia Kingshill & Jennifer Westwood
‘Within a few minutes of this book arriving, I had put bookmarks in five places and was roaring through the index. A lovely compilation. It’s the real macabre’ – Terry Pratchett
‘A fascinating read which looks at mythical beings from kelpies and waterhorses to modern-day vampires’ – Scottish Sunday Mail
Paperback: 555 pages
Publisher: Arrow Books, 2009 (new edit. 2011)
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