“Book of the Month” February 2017

Azorean Legends as Folklore

Regina Oberschelp de Meneses

Azorean Legends as Folklore

Picture: “Azorean Legends as Folklore” by Regina Oberschelp de Meneses

Azorean Legends as Folklore” – Collection of traditional legends and tales from the Azores

Regina Oberschelp de Meneses enables a wide audience to enjoy the impressive Azorean heritage in “Azorean Legends as Folklore”.

The traditional legends and tales of the Azores are usually handed down orally from one generation to the next. Written stories are not a traditional part of the Azorean culture. This means that the fascinating stories from that exotic part of the world are often not accessible to interested readers.

The fascinating and exotic stories in “Azorean Legends as Folklore” by Regina Oberschelp de Meneses will inadvertently cast their spell over the reader who will dive into the mysterious world of the nine enchanted islands of the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. These tales possess the power to make the readers feel immersed in the midst of the archipelago’s past of pirates, volcano eruptions, earthquakes, historical and human foible and their unfaltering trust in the omnipresent Holy Spirit.

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