Explore the myths and legends surrounding one of Scotland’s most famous locations. The home of the fabled Loch Ness monster, or Nessie as she is affectionately known, is a favourite tourist spot. Every year thousands flock to her shores hoping for a glimpse of the mysterious creature. But hers is not the only story Loch Ness has to offer. It is home to a wide range of tales that reflect the dramatic history of the Scottish Highlands. Here memories are long and some stories have survived for well over a thousand years. From Irish priests and Pictish kings to tales of clan feuds and great love, faithful warriors and real heroes. Tales of Loch Ness will bring the legends of Scotland to life.
|Title||Tales of Loch Ness|
|Author Bio||STUART McHARDY is a writer, historical scholar, poet, musician, folklorist and renowned lecturer about Scottish history and culture, at home as well as abroad. His unique understanding of tradition comes from a thorough immersion in the storytelling arts and history. Former President of the Pictish Arts Society and the Director of the Scots Language Resource Centre, McHardy has occupied lead positions with organisations working towards the aim of rediscovering Scottish national identity.|
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We always wonder what hides under the 700 feet of dark water at Loch Ness, but do you know anything about the history and legends from the shores of the most famous Scottish loch and its role in the wider Scottish tradition? Discover druids and saints, hags and kelpies, kings, warriors and many more fascinating figures who fill this beautiful collection of tales.
|BIC Subject||Folklore, myths & legends|
|BISAC Subject||FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology|
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