FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award — 1994 — Winner
A collection of 14 selkie (half-seal half-human creatures) tales from the Orkney and Shetland islands off the northern tip of Scotland which embrace the fantasy, romance and unusual perspective of the Scottish travellers.
“Duncan Williamson has been hailed as the greatest living English-speaking storyteller.”——Storytelling Festival
With over ten books to his name, Duncan Williamson is one of the last, best-known of Scotland’s traveler storytellers. His autobiography tells for the first time his own story of his life as a traveler, hawking his wares, collecting stories, and traveling through Scotland.