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Shameless Plug: Aucassin and Nicolette

My latest Kelmscott-style reprint from Rossignol Books is now available! Aucassin and Nicolette, as translated by Andrew Lang. Aucassin and Nicolette is from Old French, where it was written sometime in the 1100’s or 1200’s. 179 more words


Fantasy Reads - `The Chronicles of Pantouflia'

As the Scots are so good at celebrating the arrival of New Year, I’m choosing a Scottish author for my first recommended Fantasy Read of 2017. 1,445 more words

Book Reviews

Tales From The Arabian Nights

Another novel with compilations of amazing short stories but I find this different from the others. Each story did not end with a flat one but it always gives the readers to keep on moving through the book as there are chances for the next story to be related and if it is not then you would not regret reading it at all. 274 more words

The Tale of Cupid & Psyche – Part VIII: Barley, Chickpeas, and Millet Seeds, O My!

In the previous episode of our epic tale, the concept of “divine interception” was introduced which discusses how there are influences beyond the material plane that often are at work in our mortal lives. 1,299 more words

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Christmas feasting in St Andrews

With various Christmas dinners looming, I was wondering what students might have been eating for their Christmas dinners in times past, if they were not lucky enough to be going home. 1,122 more words

Rare Book Collection

6 Famous Fairy Tale Writers and Collectors

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Illustrated Hard Cover. Photo by Nicola Alter (CC BY SA 4.0)

Most of us know a few fairy and folk tales, and have grown up seeing multiple renditions and retellings of these stories. 917 more words

Fairy Tales