Mermaid's Tale


A personal quest for the elusive mermaid. From the seas of antiquity to the city streets of today, A Mermaid's Taleexplores the myth and meanings of the mermaid through time and acrosscultures. The book also takes us on a personal journey, as the authorreflects on her lifelong obsession with and passion for mermaidenry. Beginning with Melusina, the bathing mermaid par excellence,AmandaAdams goes on to describe the seductive sirens and their honeyed songs,the powerful Arctic sea goddess Sedna, and the long-haired rusalki ofRussian lore, among other legendary mermaids. As she tells their stories,she considers the womanly, passionate, rage-filled, and seductively sweetsides of the mermaid and how those traits read more

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ISBN:

9781740664295

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

17cm x 23cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 July 2008

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Amanda Adams