silver bough a four volume study of the national and local festivals of Scotland. by F. Marian McNeill

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Published by Maclellan in Glasgow .

Written in English

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Pagination163p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages163
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The Silver Bough is a gentle fantasy that weaves Scottish mythology, magic and romance into a seamless tale of wonder. It follows three women who are trapped in Appleton after a landslide, who all meet a mysterious stranger and are drawn into an enchanted world that may hold the key to the survival of the old town/5.

Marian McNeill, in the tradition of Alexander Carmichael (Carmina Gadelica) and Anne Ross' The Folklore of the Scottish Highlands, has done an immense service in her silver bough book The Silver Bough Series.

These books are currently out of print, unfortunately. If you can find a /5(6). Silver Bough [Tuttle, Lisa] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Silver Bough/5(20). The Silver Bough: A Novel Paperback – Decem by Lisa Tuttle (Author)/5(23). Florence Marian McNeill, MBE was a Scottish folklorist, best known for writing The Silver Bough, a four-volume study of Scottish folklore.

McNeill was born at Holm in Orkney and educated at Kirkwall Burgh School and then at Glasgow University from which she graduated in For the next year, she taught English in France and Germany/5.

The Silver Bough book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A cairn on a knoll surrounded by standing stones becomes intriguing /5. The Silver Bough: Volume One -Scottish Folklore and Belief A Four Volume Study of the National and Local Festivals of Scotland McNeill, F.

Marian Published by Maclellan (). The Book of ORIGINS or FERILBOOK - As authorized by the Conclave of Venedas. Compiled from the three Books of Britain which formed the Koalbook, formerly called the Hiferalt. The Book of THE SILVER BOUGH - Once known as The Book of Sacred Scripts.

Format: Paperback F. Marian McNeill, in the tradition of Alexander Carmichael (Carmina Gadelica) and Anne Ross' The Folklore of the Scottish Highlands, has done an immense service silver bough book her writing The Silver Bough Series. These books are currently out of print, unfortunately.

If you can find a copy of the first volume you will not be sorry/5(6). Florence Marian McNeill, MBE (26 March – 22 February ) was a Scottish folklorist, author, editor, suffragist and political activist. She is best known for writing The Silver Bough (not to be confused with The Golden Bough), a four-volume study of Scottish folklore; also The Scots Kitchen and Scots Cellar: Its Traditions and Lore with Old-time mater: University of Glasgow.

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Florence Marian McNeill, MBE was a Scottish folklorist, best known for writing The Silver Bough, a four-volume study of Scottish folklore. McNeill was born at Holm in Orkney and educated at Kirkwall Burgh School and then at Glasgow University from which she graduated in /5.

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/5(5). Tim Flanagan’s The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough is the first of four books in the Moon Stealers series. This book (and presumably the rest of the series) offers an interesting mix of science fiction and fantasy told through two different story arcs.4/4(61). At the heart of The Silver Bough is a cairn on a knoll surrounded by standing stones.

This is of professional interest to an archaeologist, around whom the story revolves. The life-enhancing qualities of the crofting family with whom he lodges and the quiet tenor of Highland life bear a curious Brand: Whittles Publishing.

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It starts out a bit slowly, as we are introduced to our cast of characters, but builds into a compelling read as we are pulled into the mystery of what is 5/5(5). The Silver Bough is an indispensable treasury of Scottish culture, universally acknowledged as a classic of literature. The author, F Marian McNeill, succeeded in capturing and bringing to life many traditions and customs of old before they died out or Brand: Stuart Titles Ltd.

The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough (Book 1) The Moon Stealers, no. Tim Flanagan.3 Ratings; Publisher Description. The first in a series of four books that complete the story of The Moon Stealers.

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OTHER BOOKS. Memories of the Body; The Pillow Friend; THE MYSTERIES. Additional Physical Format: Online version: McNeill, F. Marian (Florence Marian), Silver bough. Edinburgh: Canongate Classics, (OCoLC) Also by Tim Flanagan Read the complete Moon Stealer series: The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough (Book 1) The Moon Stealers and the Queen of the Underworld (Book 2) The Moon Stealers and the Everlasting Night (Book 3) The Moon Stealers and the Children of the Light (Book 4) Tim is also the author of the acclaimed illustrated.

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Gunn A. About The Silver Bough. The award-winning author of The Mysteries returns with another captivating novel in which modern-day enigmas and age-old myths come together to bear spellbinding fruit. Nestled on the coast of Scotland, Appleton was once famous for its apples.

Now, though the orchards are long gone, locals still dream of the town’s glory days, when good luck seemed a way of life. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Faber, Description: pages ; 20 cm. The Silver Bough is a fine-dining experience like no other from the minds of Chefs Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas Lee.

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The Silver Bough is an indispensable treasury of Scottish culture, universally acknowledged as a classic of literature. The author, F Marian McNeill, succeeded in capturing and bringing to life many traditions and customs of old before they died out or.

The Silver Bough is an indispensable treasury of Scottish culture, universally acknowledged as a classic of literature. The author, F Marian McNeill, succeeded in capturing and bringing to life many traditions and customs of old before they died out or were influenced by the modern era.

Neil Miller Gunn (8 November – 15 January ) was a prolific novelist, critic, and dramatist who emerged as one of the leading lights of the Scottish Renaissance of the s and s. With over twenty novels to his credit, Gunn was arguably the most influential Scottish fiction writer of the first half of the 20th century (with the possible exception of Lewis Grassic Gibbon, the pen Nationality: Scottish.

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Kathleen takes great comfort among the books and the mysteries of the library and museum, a landmark of a building created by the town’s own Alexander Wall. The setting itself is perhaps the strongest and most well-developed character in The Silver Bough, at times overshadowing the characters themselves.

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But beauty, as they say, is only skin deep, and beneath the surface, The Silver Bough is a disappointingly noncommittal novel: a modern-day fable about a magical apple that doesn't go far enough, or fast enough.

It's perfectly pleasant - easy reading for a few evenings - but a touch overblown, and problematically paced, I'm afraid.The Silver Bough Paperback – Jan.

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