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The Tain: Ireland's Epic Adventure (Paperback)
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The Tain: Ireland's Epic Adventure (Paperback)

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Paperback 112 Pages / Published: 26/03/2012
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The most famous Irish legend of all in an exciting and easily understood version. Read about the feats of the famous warrior Cuchulainn who singlehandedly defends Ulster against the army of Queen Maeve. War, peace, love, greed, fate are the stuff of an epic, and in The Tain they are present in full.

Illustrated throughout by Donald Teskey.

Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781847172884
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 131 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 9 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'... has excelled in taking a relatively intricate narrative, with all its quarrels, petty squabbling, mad battles and rivalry and rewritten it for a modern audience ... brings home and makes fresh and new an ancient story ... storytelling that inspires'

-- myfavouritebooks.blogspot.com

'will grip the attention of young readers and provide them with a wonderful introduction to the world of Irish legends'

-- ParentsInTouch.co.uk

'strikingly dramatic drawings from Donald Teskey ... add greatly to the impact'

-- English 4-11

'beautifully retold by Liam Mac Uistin'

-- English 4-11

'one of the great Celtic epics'

-- English 4-11

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