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Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women

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Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women

Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women

By: Dr Sharon Blackie

audio performed by: Eilidh Beaton, Melanie McHugh, Claire Morgan, Vinette Robinson, Gillian Hay, Shelley Atkinson
genre: Fiction - Fiction
publication date:02/11/2020
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Charged with drama and beauty, this memorable collection by a master storyteller weaves a magical world of possibility and power from female myths of physical renewal, creation and change. It is an extraordinary immersion into the bodies and voices, mindscapes and landscapes, of the shapeshifting women of our native folklore.  

Drawing on myth and fairy tales found across Europe from Croatia to Sweden, Ireland to Russia, Sharon Blackie brings to life women's remarkable ability to transform themselves in the face of seemingly impossible circumstances. These stories are about coming to terms with our animal natures, exploring the ways in which we might renegotiate our fractured relationship with the natural world and uncovering the wildness and wilderness within.