Books tagged: folklore and mythology

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The Gate of Dawn
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 109,300. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Russian Pre Soviet History, Imperial Russia, Satire Folklore, intrigue, revenge,
The Oak Maiden
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Oak Maiden is a read for those that want their shot of tragic-romance and fantasy in a short and fast paced dose. The Oak Maiden tells the story of of an enigmatic, tree dwelling heroine and her encounter with an aggressive suitor in the form of a huntsman. When the safety of not only herself but her forest home is threatened, what will this Oak Maiden do?
Robin Hood Existed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
There might be no historical evidence for Robin Hood existing, but folklorist Michael Reuel claims it can be proven anyway by an in-depth study of the wealth of folkloric evidence available. Thanks to Reuel’s fresh and innovative study, for the first time fans of the outlaw will feel able to approach the legend without concerning themselves with the possibility that someone might have made him up.
Tales of the Horns: Part 1 The Berserk Beast
Price: Free! Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
'Tales of the Horns' is a series full of magic, adventure and intrigue. Mary Horn and her estranged family must face hordes of monstrous enemies and the remnants of old gods in a fight that will seal the fate of the world.
The Emerald Buddha - Its Mysteries and Chronicles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Emerald Buddha is the most revered Buddhist statue. The story starts in Northern India around 43 BCE and follows the trails throughout war and maritime disaster until the current location in its own dedicated temple at the Royal Palace of Bangkok. This is one of those historical cases where the truth is certainly more interesting than fiction.
Chinese Folklore The Young Man & The Magician
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Once upon a time there was a young man named Du Dsi Tschun. In his youth he was a spendthrift and paid no heed to his property. He was given to drink and idling. When he had run through all his money, his relatives cast him out. One winter day he was walking barefoot about the city, with an empty stomach and torn clothes. Evening came on and still he had not found any food.
Chinese Folklore The Tale of Dragon Princess
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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The wise man said: “There are four paths in this cave. One path leads to the south-west shore of the Sea of Dungting, the second path leads to a valley in the land of the four rivers, the third path ends in a cave on the mountain of Lo-Fu and the fourth in an island of the Eastern Sea. In this cave dwells the seventh daughter of the Dragon-King of the Eastern Sea, who guards his pearls & treasure.
THE MAYA CREATION STORY - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 34
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
SSN: 2397-9607 Issue 34 In Issue 34 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Maya version of the creation story which starts with the high god Hurakan, the mighty wind, who passed over the universe, still wrapped in gloom. He called out "Earth", and the solid land appeared thus starting the creation of the world.
WHY THE HARE HAS A SLIT NOSE - Issue 2 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
In Issue 2 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba tells the ancient African tale of how the hare came to have a slit nose. The story also tells pf how the moon came to receive the scratches on her face and why children should not fight.
Repairing the Sky, Tales of Myth and Magic from Old China
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(4.50)
Myths and tales from China retold by a prize-winning poet and translator.