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Meehawl MacMurrachu's old skinny cat kills a robin redbreast on the roof one day, forging the first link in a long, peculiar chain of events. For the robin redbreast is the particular bird of the Leprecauns of Gort na Gloca Mora, and the Leprecauns retaliate by stealing Meehawl MacMurrachu's wife's washing-board, and Meehawl asks the Philosopher who lives in the center of the pine wood called Coilla Doraca for advice in locating the washboard...and the chain leads on and on, up to Angus Og himself and to the country of the gods. Unique and inimitable, this is one of the great tales of our century.About the Author:
James Stephens, poet and storyteller, was born in Dublin in 1880. From 1915 to 1924 he was registrar of the National Gallery in Dublin. He spent the remaining years of his life in London where he broadcast frequently from the BBC. He died in 1950.
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Book Description Macmillan. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good condition - book only shows a small amount of wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0717110362I4N00
Book Description Macmillan, 1953. Book Condition: Good. reprint. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP74671626
Book Description Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 1980. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Thomas Mackenzie (illustrator). Reprint. A facsimile of the 1926 original illustrated edition, part of the Macmillan Facsimile Classics Series. Price-clipped dustwrapper, effusive but neat inscription on front endpaper, otherwise generally fine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 27588
Book Description Macmillan, London, 1980. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Very Fine. MacKenzie, Thomas (illustrator). 1980 Facsimile Edition of 1926 version. Price clipped. DJ has slight wear to top front tip, micronick at spine top right edge. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book. Bookseller Inventory # 02414