The Curse of the Fires and of the Shadows

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"The Curse of the Fires and of the Shadows" is a short story by the poet William Butler Yeats, it is based on the true story of Sir Frederick Hamilton's burning of Sligo Abbey in 1642. Yeats tells a story of the soldiers who participated being hunted by vengeful sidhe.

References

  • Steven Putzel (1986). Reconstructing Yeats: The Secret Rose and The Wind Among the Reeds. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 12–. ISBN 978-0-389-20600-2. 

External links

  • The Curse of the Fires and of the Shadows public domain audiobook at LibriVox


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