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Bloodstock and Other Stories Margaret Irwin

Bloodstock and Other Stories

Margaret Irwin

Published December 12th 2012
ISBN : 9781448200719
Paperback
242 pages
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The first five stories in this collection are stories from Ireland, exploring the dark history of the country and the dogged optimism of its people.The following four tales are of the uncanny - striking studies of witchcraft and black magic, evokingMoreThe first five stories in this collection are stories from Ireland, exploring the dark history of the country and the dogged optimism of its people.The following four tales are of the uncanny - striking studies of witchcraft and black magic, evoking a strange haunting atmosphere illustrating the power of evil and its effect on the imagination. Mrs. Oliver Cromwell is a revealing glimpse of the Lord Protector through the eyes of his homely unassuming wife, unhappy in the unaccustomed grandeur thrust upon her by circumstances.The last story Where beauty lies is an eighteenth century frolic over a noblemans choice of bride.