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Un-Discovered Islands

An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes

by Malachy Tallack

£14.99

188 in stock

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ISBN: 9781846973505
Published: 03 Oct 2016
Format: Hardback
Extent: 96
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Categories:
Mapping
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About the Book

Gathered in this book are over twenty islands that have decidedly human origins, whether they are the products of imagination, deception or simply human error. They are phantoms, fakes and legends: an archipelago of ex-isles and forgotten lands.

From the well-known myths of Atlantis to the more obscure legends of Thule and Antilla, from the islands of pure fiction to others whose existence are still in question, Malachy has created an atlas of fairytale and wonder.


The Author

Malachy Tallack

Malachy Tallack has written for the New Statesman, the Guardian, the Scottish Review of Books, Caught By the River and many other publications, online and in print. He won a New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust in 2014, and the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2015. He is from Shetland, and currently lives in Glasgow.

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