Fionn: Defense Of Ráth Bládhma by Brian O’Sullivan #Irish #Mythology #TuesdayBookBlog

Rosie Amber

Fionn: Defence of Ráth Bládhma (Fionn mac Cumhaill, #1)Fionn: Defence of Ráth Bládhma by Brian O’Sullivan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Fionn: Defence Of Ráth Bládhma book #1 is a novel set in Ireland in 192 AD. Based on narratives from the Fenian Cycle, this book is one author’s interpretation of the days surrounding the birth of Irish legend Fionn mac Cumhaill.

For those, like me, who are new to this great myth, the basic story is about Muirne Muncháem, fleeing for safety; heavily pregnant, she asks for refuge from her sister-in-law, druidess Bodhmhall. The babe has an ethereal shining spirit which is brighter than Bodhmhall has ever seen, and it quickly becomes apparent that dark forces also seek the child.

At their lonely outpost with just a handful of occupants, little defence and one trusted warrior, Bodhmhall reluctantly accepts help from Fiacail mac Codhna and his two men-at-arms. Together they must face a fifty strong army…

View original post 393 more words

One thought on “Fionn: Defense Of Ráth Bládhma by Brian O’Sullivan #Irish #Mythology #TuesdayBookBlog

we would love to hear from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.