"Crock of Gold is a novel written by James Stephens. Some editions have a foreword by Walter de la Mare. Truly unique, it is a mixture of philosophy, Irish folklore and the neverending battle of the sexes all with charm, humour and good grace.
It contains 6 books, Book 1--The Coming of Pan, Book 2--The Philosophers Journey, Book 3--The Two Gods, Book 4--The Philosophers Return, Book 5--The Policemen, Book 6--The Thin Woman's Journey, that rotate around a philosopher and his quest to find Cáitlin Ni Murrachu and deliver her from the god Pan and himself going through a catharsis. He himself is apprehended for murdering a philosopher friend and his wife who committed a peaceful suicide some months before, then whisked away by his wife the Thin Woman of Inis Magruth and the fairy folk, all the while encountering many notable characters, in particular Angús Òg, and the Thin Woman's encounter with the Three Infinites." (Quote from wikipedia.org)
Table of Contents:
Publisher’s Preface; The Coming Of Pan; Chapter I.; Chapter ii.; Chapter iii.; Chapter iv.; Chapter V.; Chapter vi.; Chapter vii.; Chapter viii.; Chapter ix.; The Philosophers Journey; Chapter X.; Chapter xi.; The Two Gods; Chapter xii.; The Philosophers Return; Chapter xiii.; The Policemen; Chapter xiv.; Chapter xv.; Chapter xvi.; The Thin Woman's Journey; Chapter xvii.; Chapter xviii.
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About the Author:
"James Stephens wrote many retellings of Irish fairy tales. His retellings are marked by a rare combination of humor and lyricism (Deirdre, and Irish Fairy Tales are often singled out for praise). He also wrote several books (The Crock of Gold, Etched in Moonlight, Demi-Gods) which are fiction, but loosely based on Irish fairy tales. 'The Crock of Gold,' in particular, achieved enduring popularity, and was frequently reprinted throughout the author's lifetime." (Quote from wikipedia.org)
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Description du livre Forgotten Books, 2007. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111605061573