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Island Stories

Obrien Press

Island Stories

Tales and Legends from the West

by Obrien Press

  • 279 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by O"Brien Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • Myth & legend told as fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Ireland,
  • English literature,
  • Aran Islands (Ireland),
  • Literary collections,
  • Social Science,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Aran Islands,
  • Irish authors,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Authors, Irish,
  • Blasket Islands

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8310403M
    ISBN 100862781175
    ISBN 109780862781170


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