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Publisher Description

Some of the classic collection of Lady Gregory's translations of the Irish stories of Finn McCool.

Lady Gregory's translation of these old Irish stories was described by the poet W. B. Yeats as "the best book that has come out of Ireland in my time." It contains translations by Lady Gregory of medieval manuscript versions of myths and legends drawn from a pre-historic oral tradition that still survives today. This adaptation for audio allows the listener to experience some of these stories through the spoken voice, as when they were first told by country people and in the courts of kings.


Reader Felicity Hays-McCoy is an Irish writer and actress whose knowledge and love of these stories goes back to her childhood, when she first heard them in the Irish language.

GENRE
Classics
NARRATOR
FH
Felicity Hays-McCoy
LENGTH
01:19
hr min
RELEASED
2011
June 21
PUBLISHER
Crimson Cats Audio Books
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
66.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Josey86 ,

Just how you want these stories told.

The main attraction of this audiobook, for me, is Felicity Hayes-McCoy. She’s telling the stories they way they were told to her when she was growing up in Ireland. Her beautiful Irish brogue is the exact voice these stories are meant to be told by. It was perfect from beginning to end.