Short notice books

02 November 2006


Celtic Sites and Their Saints: A guidebook covers 250 places associated with Celtic saints, in a handy and easily portable format. Elizabeth Rees has divided her book into six areas (Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, southern England, northern England), in which the sites are listed alphabetically. The last chapter contains short biographies  (Burns & Oates/Continuum, £14.99 (£13.50); 0-86012-318-9). To order this book email details to Ct Bookshop

The origins of unusual days —Bogman Race Day? Dippy Day? — and well known ones — Boxing Day and Epiphany — are found in Colin Waters’s A Dictionary of Saints’ Days, Fasts, Feasts and Festivals (Countryside Books, £7.95; 1-85306-824-1).

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