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Tain (Tain, Bk 1}
Tain Tain Bk 1
Author: Gregory Frost
ISBN-13: 9780441795345
ISBN-10: 044179534X
Publication Date: 2/1/1986
Pages: 368
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Publisher: Ace
Book Type: Paperback
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An interesting take on Cu Chulainn and the Tain Bo Cuailnge, a very good read, especially if you are into things Celtic.
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On a lonely plain in the north of Ireland...
stands a ring of giant stones, carved with ogham symbols only the Druids can read. It is an enchanted place, where the wind forever whispers the tales of heroes long gone: of rivalry between King Ailell of Connacht and his beautiful, insatiable Queen; of the boy-king Conchover and his obsessive love for Derdriu of the Sorrows; of Ireland's greatest champion, Cu Chulainn, who no man could best in battle; of the faery fold, the Sidhe, in their sumptuous halls beneath the ground.
Come stand in the center of the circle, and listen to the greatest tale of ancient Ireland, the Tain Bo Cuailnge, about a simple cattle raid that changed the history of a land...