Irish Folk and Fairy TalesW. B. Yeats
In this volume, extraordinary Irish characters are brought to life through the incandescent poetic voice of W.B. Yeats, who as the first Irish writer to be honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in Literature in 1923. Born and educated in Dublin, from an early age Yeats was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult, which are brilliantly visited in Irish Folk and Fairy Tales.
These legendary stories include Trooping Fairies, a Banshee, Kings and Queens, Giants, Devils and the enigmatic Irish Leprechaun that will delight and entertain readers of all ages. Poets, readers, children and adults will all fall in love with these classic Irish Folk and Fairy Tales from one of the world's greatest poets, W. B. Yeats.