Synopses & Reviews
This authoritative volume combines a wealth of myths and legends with a lively commentary on Polynesian life and culture. Captivating tales include ancient stories of the gods and creation, nature and the supernatural, love and war, revenge, and more. Over 75 illustrations, plus a 42-page index and glossary of Polynesian terms.
Rich selection includes stories of gods and creation, fairies and supernatural beings, cannibalism and human sacrifice, adultery and revenge, more. Also, expert commentary on stories and Polynesian culture. 77 illustrations.
Authoritative recounting of myths and legends — gods and creation, nature and supernatural, love and war, revenge, more — plus a lively commentary on Polynesian life and culture. 77 illustrations.