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Lien Gwerin 6


The sixth annual edition of the Cornish Folklore periodical. Published every February, each issue contains a wealth of original research, recorded lore and traditional folk narratives from across Cornwall. The journal regularly features some of the leading writers and academics specialising in Cornish folklore and culture, alongside classic reprints from the heyday of folklore collecting. Lien Gwerin aims to showcase the best in folklore, social history, myth, legend and culture from across the the rugged peninsula.

A5 148 x 210 mm, perfect bound, 110 pages, fully illustrated throughout.


The Lark in the Morning by Merv Davey
Bizarre Beasts of Cornwall by Alex Langstone
T.F.G Dexter: Cornish Pagan by Rupert White
St Keyne’s Well by Robert Charles Hope
Gwithti an Pystri: A Cabinet of Folklore and Magic, reviewed by Alex Langstone
Industrial Drolls: The Sub-Genre of the ‘Cousin-Jack Story’
in Cornish Folklore by Alan M. Kent
Rambles and Ruminations around the inner life of
the Fogous of Cornwall by Steve Patterson
The Stone Men of St Cleer by George Basil Barham
Donald R. Rawe and the ‘Night on Roughtor’ by Karen F. Pierce
Review: The Cornish Folklore Collection. Vol. 1
The St Allen Piskies by Alex Langstone

PLUS original artwork by Paul Atlas-Saunders, Tony Shiels and Harry Maddox

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