Blasket Islands: A Kingdom of Stories

by Joan and Ray Stagles

18.00

1 in stock

ISBN:9781788490917

Genre:Irish Interest / Irish Mythology & Irish Studies

Format:hardback

Description

The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history and discover what has captivated visitors and residents in this special place.A beautifully illustrated and compelling history of the life, traditions and customs of an isolated community that has now disappeared. The book traces the fate of the Blasket people and the slow erosion of their culture to that sad day in 1952 when the families were evacuated from the Great Blasket Island.

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm