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It Rose Up : A Selection of Lost Irish Fantasy Stories edited by Jack Fennell (November 2021)

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I cannot remember my father or my mother; oh, wretched that I am!
Had I either? My memory goes back three months – no further.
Every day, I live those three months over and over again.

A mystical battle between foreign gods and local saints is unleashed as idols are mistaken for garden ornaments; an ambiguous wizard spies on his neighbours from an invisible tower; a cursed duelling pistol influences its owners to commit suicide. Edited and introduced by Jack Fennell, this collection of lesser-known works of classic Irish fantasy – with strange combinations of occultism, electricity, magic and playfully Biblical archetypes – illuminate a side of Irish literary history that is often overlooked.

Published on 12th November 2021. Order Now.

ISBN 9781916291409

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I cannot remember my father or my mother; oh, wretched that I am!
Had I either? My memory goes back three months – no further.
Every day, I live those three months over and over again.

A mystical battle between foreign gods and local saints is unleashed as idols are mistaken for garden ornaments; an ambiguous wizard spies on his neighbours from an invisible tower; a cursed duelling pistol influences its owners to commit suicide. Edited and introduced by Jack Fennell, this collection of lesser-known works of classic Irish fantasy – with strange combinations of occultism, electricity, magic and playfully Biblical archetypes – illuminate a side of Irish literary history that is often overlooked.

Published on 12th November 2021. Order Now.

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Weight 0.5 kg
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