Finnglas of the Horses

Not a day has passed but I have sworn that I would set out to find Melisant, once I was free If you will not come with me, I shall seek her alone, declares Finnglas Dangers and surprises, both painful and joyful, lie ahead for Princess Finnglas as she desperately searches for her beloved horse For her companions, Niall and the white cat Pangur B n, this sea quest will Not a day has passed but I have sworn that I would set out to find Melisant, once I was free If you will not come with me, I shall seek her alone, declares Finnglas Dangers and surprises, both painful and joyful, lie ahead for Princess Finnglas as she desperately searches for her beloved horse For her companions, Niall and the white cat Pangur B n, this sea quest will be an unforgettable adventure Love, forgiveness, and self sacrifice are the underlying themes of this transfixing tale.
Finnglas of the Horses Not a day has passed but I have sworn that I would set out to find Melisant once I was free If you will not come with me I shall seek her alone declares Finnglas Dangers and surprises both painful

  • Title: Finnglas of the Horses
  • Author: Fay Sampson
  • ISBN: 9780745947617
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Finnglas of the Horses”

    1. Celtic warrior Princess Finnglas is on a quest. After the accidental death of her brother and her father burning down the monastery where the monk lived who was to blame for the accident, Finnglas vowed to make restitution, rebuilding (like actually physically doing the work herself) the monastery. This vow also had a cost though, as it caused the "disappearance" of her beloved horse, Melisant (who "disappeared" in the waves as Finnglas was riding/swimming her across an open section of water, po [...]

    2. An emotional and intricate Celtic tale, Finnglas of the horses is an excellent fantasy novel for all ages.

    3. This was a very short read but there was a lot of action and adventure crammed into this delightful tale. There were two things I did not like about this book. 1) The flippant way the emotions of a crowd could change like a light switch. It kind of made the story seem absurd. 2) The writing at times was poor and it made the story a little hard to follow. Other than that it was a good story. I would have given it a 3.5 star if that option was available but since it’s not I’ll give it a 4 star [...]

    4. Princess Finnglas desperately searches for her lost horse. Niall and the white cat, Pangur Bán, accompany Princess Finnglas in this sea quest to find her horse.

    5. Once I finally had time to pick up this little book and read without interruption, I was quickly engrossed. It is the sequel to Pangur Ban the White Cat and picks up soon after that book left off with the same characters. These books are a fast read, written in an interesting and effective style. Packed with symbolism yet never preachy. I recommend them to any lover of children's fantasy with hints of Christian allegory. Favorite quote: "Do not ask me for a task that is equal to your strength. A [...]

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