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The seal-folk of Scotland and Ireland, variously called selchies, selkies, silkies, or roanes, have a habit of swimming out of the mists of Faery and landing on the shores of popular culture. The fabled "Lost City" of Atlantis is one of mankind's greatest and most enduring mysteries. I promise you will love it.. ...more Edith has a way of breathing the myths into life while not being overly long. LU TUNG-PIN - A hero of early Chinese literature.

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Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (May 31, 2008)

ISBN: 9715425143

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