Synopses & Reviews
Sirens, trolls, giants, household spirits, and ghosts come to life in this unique collection of voices from Sweden's folkloric past.
Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative sampling of stories from Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition. Ranging from the ribald to the romantic, from the rustic to the mystical, from farmers' jokes to epiphanies, these are lively new translations of 150 tales drawn from unique sources including the Swedish National Folklore Archives and numerous private collections.
Illustrated with woodcuts and drawings throughout