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The Supernatural Highlands By Francis Thompson

The Supernatural Highlands by Francis Thompson

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Summary

Francis Thompson clarifies areas of belief that once were treated as mere superstition and folklore in this study of the Highlands, its peoples and their understanding of forces outwith consensus science and the laws of nature.

The Supernatural Highlands Summary

The Supernatural Highlands by Francis Thompson

An authoritative exploration of the otherworld of the Highlander, happenings and beings hitherto thought to be outwith the ordinary forces of nature. A simple introduction to the way of life of rural Highland and Island communities, this new edition weaves through second sigh, the evil eye, witchcraft, ghosts, fairies and other supernatural beings, offering new sight-lines on areas of belief once dismissed as folklore and superstition.

The Supernatural Highlands Reviews

'An excellent guidebook to the Gaelic-speaking underworld' The Herald

About Francis Thompson

Francis Thompson is the author of over thirty books. Born and raised in Stornoway he has vast knowledge of the Highlands and of Gaelic History. He has retired from full-time teaching and still lives in Stornoway. He has been active in Scottish politics and the struggle for full recognition of the Gaelic Language.

Additional information

GOR001967542
The Supernatural Highlands by Francis Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Luath Press Ltd
1997-11-01
180
0946487316
9780946487318
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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