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Foam of the Past by Fiona Macleod (Ed. Steve Blamires)

“…Fiona Macleod was clearly a gentlelady of breeding and intellect. She could be trusted. She was almost ‘one of us’ – but not quite. It was this slight difference that allowed her to deal with dark and frightening characters and … Continue reading

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Fiona Macleod on Skylight Press

Much is still uncertain and undiscovered about the Scottish writer, William Sharp. Born in Paisley on the 12th September 1855, William Sharp passed away on the 12th of December 1905. He was buried within Castello di Maniace in Sicily, Italy at fifty … Continue reading

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The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires

Skylight Press is pleased to reissue The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires, originally published by R.J. Stewart Books in 2008.  This follows the author’s two previous titles with us, The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition and The … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of the Sidhe by Steve Blamires

Forth from his breast the old man drew A lute that once on a rowan-tree grew: And, speaking no words, began to play “Over the hills and far away.” For a thirteen-year period, the reclusive Scottish writer Fiona Macleod enthralled … Continue reading

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Steve Blamires on Skylight Press

Steve Blamires comes from the heart of Robert Burns country, the port town of Ayr on the Firth of Clyde in the south-west of Scotland, where Celtic culture and the Gaelic language still thrives.  On a very clear day in … Continue reading

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Faery Loves & Faery Lais: A Collection of Breton Lais as told by Gareth Knight

“The Breton lai is a relatively short narrative poem, usually accompanied by music, that appeared in France some time about the middle of the 12th century, spread by travelling musicians and story tellers called ‘jongleurs.’ What we find important about … Continue reading

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