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Dream Angus : the Celtic god of dreams, Alexander McCall Smith

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Dream Angus : the Celtic god of dreams
Title
Dream Angus
Title remainder
the Celtic god of dreams
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lovely, fair Angus is the son of the terrible club-wielding god, Dagda, who sired the boy by ravishing the lovely water nymph Boann. The young boy who charms birds and inspires marvelous dreams is soon snatched from his mother and raised by Dagda's other son, the grown Midir. After some trials, Angus eventually learns who his true father is and tricks Dagda into relinquishing power. Smith fluidly weaves in contemporary vignettes of the dream god's benevolent influence, touching the lives of honeymooners on a windswept northern island; of a teenage boy sent away to boarding school in Scotland who tricks his mother into revealing who his true father is; and of a Toronto woman bereft at the discovery that her husband is having an affair. Angus, who presides over love and youth is also, it turns out, kindly to pigs
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ABN
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • Myths;
  • Myth series
Series volume
  • 6
  • 6
Dream Angus : the Celtic god of dreams, Alexander McCall Smith
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Dream Angus : the Celtic god of dreams, Alexander McCall Smith
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Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
445470
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21 cm.
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Extent
173 pages
Isbn
9781921145407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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  • (Sirsi) NP445470
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