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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (755 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jonathan Swift Narrator: Ralph Cosham Publisher: Commuter's Library Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This is a collection of poems, old and modern, by an assortment of Irish, Scottish, and Welsh poets. Many of the poems describe earlier culture and political concerns and many deal with love of the homeland. Some are by well-known poets, and some are by authors who have long faded into obscurity. Together they present a fascinating fabric of a rich culture. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ben Dougherty | 12/1/2013

    " A good read; it's a collection of vignettes that Yeats collected from the countryside of Ireland. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Chris Pollard | 11/29/2013

    " A great collection of folklore, especially tales of the now oh-so-hard to see, but none the less interesting 'little folk'. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Cwn_annwn_13 | 10/17/2013

    " Yeats compiled these stories from various Irish hillbillies in the 1890s. I am a lover of all things Celtic as well as a lover of folklore, local legends, ghost stories, faerie lore, etc, but surprisingly I just didn't get sucked into this book like I thought I would. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kim Briggs | 10/12/2013

    " A short edition of encounters with fairies. A much easier to consume and move on resources than The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries "

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About the Author
Author Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was an Anglo-Irish priest, author, journalist, political pamphleteer, and poet. He is primarily known as a prose satirist for such works as “A Modest Proposal.” The dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral from 1713, he was considered Dublin’s foremost citizen.