PISKEY FOLK by Enys Tregarthen


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This has a double market. First, probably, it has definite value for adults interested in legend and folklore, for it is a collection of Cornish legends, distinctive and unusual. And some of the material was published in various places by Enys Tregarthen some time ago, and has only now been unearthed and put together by Elizabeth Yates. Its second market is for reading aloud and for story telling to youngsters, particularly those who like stories of gnomes and goblins, of brownies and pixies and wee folk. Here they are seen as part of all aspects of life, unseen by most mortals, but familiars of some, and constantly helping or making mischief. I found them quite delightful reading.

Pub Date: Aug. 8th, 1940
Publisher: John Day