Out on 03 October 2024

Witches, Wizards and Sorcerers: Myths and Legends

Jean Menzies

03 October 2024
200 pages


The supernatural figure of the sorcerer, someone with magic powers for both good and evil, features in storytelling and legends all over the world. Wicked Witches and revered Wizards have appeared in fairy tales, legends and myths for thousands of years and continue to inspire contemporary fantasy writers.

Witches, Wizards and Sorcerers: Myths and Legends is part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, pocket-sized classics bound in real cloth with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.

This lively, carefully chosen collection brings together ancient stories and famous myths, each by a different writer, from a range of cultures and eras. Some of the nineteen stories come from well known names such as Irish poet W. B. Yeats, Andrew Lang and Brothers Grimm as well as some intriguing new discoveries from Poland, Russia, India and much more.