Keywords: legends

The Hum and the Shiver

The Hum and the Shiver


Alex Bledsoe

ISBN: 9780765327444
Year of publication: 2011

Alex Bledsoe THE HUM AND THE SHIVER To Jennifer Goree, for the title and the music 1 A screech owl stood on the porch rail, its tiny talons scratching against the wood. The dawn light made the tufts of its wind-ruffled feathers look jagged and bloody. The bird had a voice far out of proportion to its size, and was intimately acquainted with the night winds that guided the Tufa destiny. It was also, when seen during the day, an omen of death. So when Chloe Hyatt, a pureblood Tufa, saw it through ...

Keywords: & Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends Mythology
SWORD AT SUNSET

SWORD AT SUNSET


Rosemary Sutcliff

ISBN: 9781556527593
Year of publication: 1971

Sword at Sunset Rosemary Sutcliff JUST as the saga of Charlemagne and his paladins is the Matter of France, so for fourteen hundred years or so, the Arthurian Legend has been the Matter of Britain. A tradition at first, then a hero-tale gathering to itself fresh detail and fresh glories and the rainbow colors of romance as it went along, until with Sir Thomas Malory it came to its fullest flowering. But of late years historians and anthropologists have come more and more to the belief that the ...

Keywords: & & 449-1066 Arthurian Romances Aruthur Britons Fairy Tales Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends Fantasy Fantasy Fiction Fiction Folk Tales General Great Britain Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon Period Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon Period; 449-1066 Historical Historical Fiction Kings and Rulers Knights and Knighthood Legends Mythology Mythology