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Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales Paperback – 4 May 2015

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Product details

  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Hawkwood Books (4 May 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1908577444
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908577443
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.6 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,581,632 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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These are utterly wonderful new-old tales. In his bones, David Greygoose understands the rhythms of great storytelling, with its incantations, repetitions, knowing asides and snappy dialogue, and he has a frankly marvellous ear for the music of language. This tapestry is inventive and witty, dramatic and moving, and deeply earthed in the superstitions and folk beliefs of old England. Now that I ve stepped into Brunt Boggart, I know that part of me will never leave it. --Kevin Crossley-Holland

David Greygoose is a master-storyteller, creating the visceral netherworld that is Brunt Boggart. Greygoose draws deeply on the riches of Britain s folklore to conjure up dark and whimsical tales of an imagined village. I found myself lost in the wildflower meadows, mossy hollows and wolf pits of Brunt Boggart. --Emily Portman

Brunt Boggart is a skilfully crafted collection of timeless tales which connects the reader on a visceral level. Each is as true a tale as ever was told. Just as a great sculptor sees the divine form within the slab of granite, Greygoose has stripped away all that is extraneous exposing the primal folk-tales which lay buried in us all. --John Reppion


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