Home Categories Recent Authors Lists Series Collections Donate Submissions About Contact F.A.Q Search
Beside The Fire By Douglas Hyde

Beside The Fire

Douglas Hyde


Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 143 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1910.

Description

A collection Of 15 Irish Gaelic Folk Stories. From the Preface: 'IRISH and Scotch Gaelic folk-stories are, as a living form of literature, by this time pretty nearly a thing of the past. They have been trampled in the common ruin under the feet of the Zeitgeist, happily not before a large harvest has been reaped in Scotland, but, unfortunately, before anything worth mentioning has been done in Ireland to gather in the crop which grew luxuriantly a few years ago. Until quite recently there existed in our midst millions of men and women who, when their day's work was over, sought and found mental recreation in a domain to which few indeed of us who read books are permitted to enter.'

Free ebook downloads (below donate buttons)

Last week, Global Grey readers downloaded 65,000 ebooks - 9 people gave donations. I love creating these books and giving them for free, but I need some help to continue running the site. If you can, please make a small donation - any amount is appreciated. You can also support the site by buying one of the specially curated collections.



PDF   ePub   Kindle



Follow Global Grey on Facebook or Twitter

More free ebooks

The Mythology of Ancient Britain and Ireland Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland The Aran Islands In Wicklow and West Kerry Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts A Book Of Folk-Lore


⇧ Back to top