Books: Pagan Paladin

THE RETURN OF THE HERO—Darrell Figgis—Boni (50c). Famed among Ireland's ancient heroes is Oisin (pronounced "Usheen"), son of Finn. Finn's followers, the Fianna, were to Ireland what Arthur's knights were to England, and like them ended in a disastrous battle. After the fight at Gabhra, Oisin was carried away to the land of eternal youth. Although he liked it there he was wishful to see again his beloved Ireland, find out the survivors of the Fianna. But he had been away 200 years. The pagan Ireland Oisin had known was gone. Padraic...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!