The Danu The Little People Everyone Who Is Irish Knows Of This Mystical Race Many Doubt They Ever Existed However, There Are As Many Today Who Claim That They Are Still Among Us What If The Danu Were Not Myth But Were Based On Historical Evidence Song Of Ireland Is Juilene Osborne McKnight S Tale Of The Coming Of The Celts To Eire And What They Find There A Land Of Abundance And Beauty That The Celts Would Make Their Own But The Danu Have Secrets Of Their Own, And Those Who Wish To Conquer Find That It Is Not Only Their Sword Hands Being Challenged But Their Hearts And The Coming Battle To Claim A New World May Change Both Races Forever. Song of Ireland is a modern retelling of an ancient Celtic myth Juilene Osborne McKnight knows her source material well, but never lets it get in the way of the story Complex and unpredictable, Song of Ireland offers a satisfying blend of history, myth and solid
Juilene Osborne McKnight knows how to blend in her love of Irish and mythology history through this fascinating mystical tale Did I say Magical story It is just that MAGICAL What helps tremendously is the Glossary and Pronunciations of the many characters and places that are mentioned in
I love Irish mythology, so I decided to give this a try I really liked the beginning, but as soon as it switched back to the perspectives of the three sisters I found myself very bored and questioning wh
It could useediting It seemed to me the author loved her research so much she stuffed in too many ideas to the point the story suffered. Everyone has to have those embarassing fantasy favoritesbut this one is also well written I m taking a class on spirituality and the environmental crisis, and it s interesting to see how pre Christian Gaelic and Celtic traditions viewed the natural world in a very different way than we do now. I was a little startled by the first love scene as I m so used to reading kid s books, but I enjoyed this It was very interesting to read the notes at the back to see that many true legends were weaved into the story. This is an enchanting lyrical novel containing the history and mythology of early Ireland Well written and with interesting unusual characters and many important themes. Excellent Presents yet another perspective on origins and cultural interactions of the Danu in ancient Ireland. Beautiful well told story about the Children of the Braid I am Eireann Child of song and magic. I quite enjoyed this one and will probably read again I did find the relationships between all the different people groups confusing, though.
- 336 pages
- Song of Ireland
- Juilene Osborne-McKnight
- 10 January 2019 Juilene Osborne-McKnight