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8 edition of The Secret Lives Of Elves & Faeries found in the catalog.

The Secret Lives Of Elves & Faeries

From the Private Journal Of The Rev. Robert Kirk

by John Matthews

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Published by ThorsonsElement .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7263949M
ISBN 100007200714
ISBN 109780007200719
OCLC/WorldCa61719630

Books shelved as faeries-goblins-elves: An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson, The Cruel Prince by Holly Black, The Hollow Kingdom by Clare B. Du. The secret lives of elves and faeries: from the private journal of the Rev. Robert Kirk.

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  As a teenager, I read every book I could find on faeries, with some of my favorites being the works of Ted Andrews, William Butler Yeats and Rev. Kirk. Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries: The True Story of Rev Robert Kirk ; The author reading through some faerie tales in an old bookstore found at Hill of Tara. (Provided by the author)Author: Jonny Enoch. Summary: This is one of the most sought after and enigmatic texts about Celtic fairies. Written by a Scottish clergyman, Robert Kirk, in , and not committed to print until the early 19th century, The Secret Commonwealth is an unusually sympathetic account of the denizens of fairyland, and a complex of still mysterious extrasensory phenomena including poltergeists, clairvoyance and.


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Inin response to an Amazon review of another of his books, "The Sidhe," John Matthews stated that "The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries" is a fictionalized account of Robert Kirk's "Secret Commonwealth," fleshed out with material from "The Sidhe."/5(11).

The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries: From the Private Journals of the Rev. Robert Kirk by John Matthews. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries: From the Private Journals of the Rev.

Robert Kirk” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving/5. The Secret Lives of Elves & Faeries: From the Private Journal of the Rev. Robert Kirk by John Matthews, Rob McCraig (Illustrator), George Sharp Pages:   This earlier edition, called ‘ The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries,’ is caveated in The Secret Lives Of Elves & Faeries book title as having come directly from the "private journal of the Reverend Robert Kirk." It reads like a journal as well, and dictates Kirk's supposed journey from Aberfoyle to the "Lands Beneath," the faery realm below the earth, and the interesting discoveries he found : Riley Winters.

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Robert Kirk Pages: The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies Paperback – by Robert Kirk (Author)/5(41). This small book has colorful and inventive illustrations, drawing mostly on fairy folklore from around the world.

Following a brief introduction about origins of faery and entering the faery realm, there are chapters on Elementals & Nature Spirits, Faery Helpers, Tricksters & Seducers, Angelic Faeries and Rituals and Recipes/5(12).

The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries is an engaging account of a man who was able to step through a magic doorway into the realm of Faery - and even more remarkably - was lost from real life to the land of faery/5(10). This is one of the most sought after and enigmatic texts about Celtic fairies.

Written by a Scottish clergyman, Robert Kirk, inand not committed to print until the early 19th century, The Secret Commonwealth is an unusually sympathetic account of the denizens of fairyland, and a complex of still mysterious extrasensory phenomena including poltergeists, clairvoyance and.

The Life of Elves is the third novel by prize-winning French novelist and professor of philosophy, Muriel Barbery. Two “ she looked up at him with her eyes as blue as the torrents from the glacier, with a gaze in which the angels of mystery sang/5.

This book takes readers along on the journeys of the Reverend Robert Kirk, a seventeenth-century vicar of the parish of Aberfoyle, Scotland, into the heart of the faery world.

The Secret Life Of Elves And Faeries. > The Secret Lives Of Elves & Faeries: From the Private Journal Of The Rev.

Robert Kirk/5(4). The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries is an engaging account of a man who was able to step through a magic doorway into the realm of Faery - and even more remarkably - was lost from real life to the land of faery.

Kirk wrote a book about his knowledge of these faeries called The Secret Commonwealth of Elves and Faeries, published in The present book reimagines Kirk's writings by supposing that he really did visit the faery realms where he met the Faery King and Queen, and is guided on a number of exciting journeys by a faery named Kee/5().

The Secret Life of Elves and Faeries: The Private Journal of Robert Kirk by John Matthews and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Secret Lives of Elves & Faeries is labeled clearly as Reverend Kirk's personal journal, and opens with a story by Matthews about how he found this journal and came to publish it.

And yet the book in several places misuses words and terms from Gaidhlig and Scots that Kirk would have been fluently familiar with**. The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries: The Truth behind the Story of Rev Robert Kirk ; Leprechauns: At the End of the Rainbow Lies Richness for Irish Folklore ; Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms ; One common faerie-tale motif, for instance, is the suspension of time when a mortal visits faerieland.

THE SECRET LIVES OF ELVES AND FAERIES. From the Private Journal of Reverend Robert Kirk. by John Matthews Lovers of faery lore know of Reverend Robert Kirk's The Commonwealth of Elves and Faeries, an astonishing description of life in the faery hills and courts of the parish of Aberfoyle in Scotland, where was he minister.

But how did Kirk collect the information he. The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries by John Matthews, is a book that is supposedly based on the real life journals of Rev.

Robert Kirk – a man whom' in the late 's was allowed to enter and record his adventures in the realm of Faerie/5(2). Inin response to an Amazon review of another of his books, "The Sidhe," John Matthews stated that "The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries" is a fictionalized account of Robert Kirk's "Secret Commonwealth," fleshed out with material from "The Sidhe."/5.

This earlier edition, called The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries, is caveated in its title as having come directly from the “private journal of the Reverend Robert Kirk.” It reads like a journal as well, and dictates Kirk’s supposed journey from Aberfoyle to the “Lands Beneath,” the faery realm below the earth, and the interesting.book shows, an innocent and learned person.

IL The Skcbkt Commonwealth. The tract, of which the reader now knows the history, is a little volume of somewhat singular character. "Written in by the Rev. Robert Kirk, minister of Aberfoyle, it is a kind of metaphysic of the Fairy world.

Having lived through the period of the su ff erings of. Over years after its completion, "The Secret Commonwealth" remains one of the most intriguing books on folklore today.

Part of that intrigue lies in the disappearance of Kirk himself - of which you can read about at the end of THE SECRET LIVES OF ELVES AND FAERIES/5.