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6 edition of Brian Hennigan"s Scottish urban myths. found in the catalog.

Brian Hennigan"s Scottish urban myths.

by Brian Hennigan

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Published by Black & White Pub. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban folklore -- Scotland.,
    • Folklore -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesScottish urban myths
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR144 .H46 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3762772M
      ISBN 101902927273
      LC Control Number2003467631
      OCLC/WorldCa53068121

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Brian Hennigan"s Scottish urban myths by Brian Hennigan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Born and educated in Scotland, Brian Hennigan is well known as a standup comedian and a writer of journalism and fiction. His debut novel, Patrick Robertson, was published to critical acclaim.

Hennigan is a man of many and various passions-including 4/5(2). Brian Hennigan's Scottish urban myths. [Brian Hennigan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Brian Hennigans 'Scottish Urban Myths' and 'The Big Book of Urban Legends' by Jan Harold Brunvand. one of the world's leading experts on the subject and author of the best selling 'The Vanishing Hitchhiker' which is perhaps the most famous of all urban legends.

Of course, the internet itself is one of the best places to find 'URBAN LEGENDS'. Scottish Urban Myths By (author) Brian Hennigan. The couple in Falkirk whose pet dog is crushed in a freak accident; The Glasgow girl who visits an elderly aunt in an institution and doesn’t find it so easy to leave; The Aberdeen baby-sitter and the murderous, mystery caller; We all know a tale or two of scary or amusing events said to have happened to someone they know – a friend of a.

Ever get a strange shiver down your back, or a sudden sensation Brian Hennigans Scottish urban myths. book fear that you just can’t explain. In a nation as old and as full of history as Scotland, local myths abound in every town and if you’re planning a jaunt up the British Isles anytime soon, best brush up on your urban legends, lest you accidentally offend a ghost or ghoul Author: Deborah Chu.

12 Creepy Scottish Urban Legends That Will Freak You Right Out From vampires with iron teeth to vicious cannibal tribes, Scotland has it covered. by Hilary Mitchell. With Paul Kaye, Dustin Demri-Burns, David Avery, Ben Chaplin.

Our "Urban Myths" are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true.

We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous - and deliberately ambiguous - look at. Scotland: a land steeped in legends, superstitions and folklore. Imagine a time before scientific reasoning could explain the sudden shifts in Scotland's fickle weather, the strange land formations like the Old Man of Storr, and the numerous hardships that gripped inhabitants of a harsh climate.

You'll start to understand how Scotland's many myths emerged. For centuries the myths and legends of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England have carried down through stories told around firesides, in halls, and finally transcribed and adapted in.

0–9. phone charging myth is an urban legend which claims that calling the police and fire services, then hanging up, charges mobile phone batteries.; A–F. Aerial water bomber picking up scuba diver: about a water bomber, or a helicopter with a dangling water bucket, scooping up a scuba diver and dumping him or her on a wildfire legend debunking site reports there.

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Scottish Urban Legends is a quirky and downright spooky ride into the heart of Celtic folklore. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviews: 4. In the book The Lore Of Scotland, folklorist Sophia Kingshill says the nation’s myths helped our ancestors “explain the world” and take “control over their surroundings and circumstances”.

Buy Scottish Urban Myths and Ancient Legends (Urban Legends) by Banks (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. Scotland has a rich Celtic History going back over 2, years to a time when superstition was prevalent and unusual events were explained through gruesome tales.

Scotland therefore has an extensive heritage of myths and legends ranging from ‘Greyfriars Bobby’ to the true origins of the infamous deep fried mars superstitions are still debated today as the mystery behind the myths.

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These sub-categories make it a lot easier to pick a. People have been fond of telling and hearing stories in the Scottish Highlands and Hebridean islands since time immemorial, known in Gaelic as Sgeulachdan.

Though the tradition has been in decline for over a century, many tales have been preserved thanks. Black & White Publishing. SinceBlack and White Publishing has produced a wide range of titles with over now in print, including 30 in the award-winning Itchy Coo imprint of children’s books in the Scots language, the B&W classics list and the Broons and Oor Wullie books.

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Some urban myths are created deliberately to undermine people, and the Obama rumour is one of them. A worrying number of people believe that the .This myth is akin to the popular myth of the Mayans and deals with female power in the "creation and the cycle of the year".

However, Donald Mackenzie in his book Scottish Wonder Tales from Myth and Legend states that the goddesses of the Scottish myths are not glorified, very much unlike the goddesses of ancient Greece.Get this from a library!

Scottish urban myths and ancient legends. [Grace Banks; Sheena Blackhall] -- Monsters, lunatics, vampires, werewolves, evil doll and suicide dogs, stones entombing bodies, faces appearing in walls, curses and meetings with the devil - all this and more are contained within.