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The Celian Moment by Charles Williams edited by Stephen Barber

The first collection of Williams’s literary essays for over fifty years Charles Williams was the ‘third Inkling’, friend of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. His work was also admired by T. S. Eliot, Dorothy L. Sayers and W. H Auden among others. These essays have been gathered from books, pamphlets and periodicals[…]

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The Moon: Symbol of Transformation

We couldn’t resist the chance to re-issue this unique book on the symbolism and imagery of the moon. Jules Cashford has explored the myths and legends around this heavenly body from all over the world, which see her (and sometimes him) as the agent of change and transformation.

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Seven Miles of Steel Thistles

Katherine Langrish’s blog of the same name began in 2009 and is now regularly visited by readers from the United States to Japan. In this book of essays she discusses fairy tales, ballads and folklore, taking their study seriously, in the spirit of scholars such as Katherine Briggs and Jacqueline Simpson, but always with a light and graceful touch.

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