The Druid Path is romance and more. It is a heart history of Ireland from the shadowy days of druidcraft, told in a series of six magical tales of warm heartbeats, legend worship, strong loves and fierce hates. In its wealth of tragedy and romance and strange adventure are interwoven the legend, the myth, the mystery and the son& of an ancient people. All lovers of the Shamrock will find unusual delight in this absorbing book.
Not only an interesting novel, but a great ethnological work with insight into Indian life, lore and character. The story grows ore powerful as it progresses and its pictures of Tahante and his devoted love are pathetic in the extreme, and as true to Indian nature as art can make them.
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Marah Ellis Ryan (1860/1866-1934) was a popular author, actress and activist for Native Americans at the turn of the 20th century. She was born in Butler County, Pa. As a young woman she wrote a few poems and stories under the pen-name of "Ellis Martin. " In 1883 she married Samuel Erwin Ryan of New York, an actor. In 1909 she went to live among the Hopi Indians. She claimed to be the only white woman ever admitted to the secret religious rites. She was noted as an authority on the tribal life of the Indians in the United States and Mexico. Among the many books by Mrs. Ryan issued over a period of thirty-six years, 1889-1925, were the following: In Love's Domains (1890), Told in the Hills (1891), Squaw Eloise (1892), A Flower of France (1894), The Bondwoman (1899), That Girl Montana (1901), Indian Love Letters (1907), The Flute of the Gods (1909), The Woman of Twilight (1913), The House of the Dawn (1914) and The Treasure Trail (1918).
The author takes her characters to the wilds of Idaho, in the land of the Kootenais, where the reader is made acquainted with people who win admiration for their honest, sincerity, and the whole-souled generosity of their natures. Montana is a typical wild-flower of the west, nurtured among the confines of her beloved hills.
The latest novel by this well-known and popular author. She has never written a stronger story than this, which is full of that subtle charm that compels a sympathetic interest from its opening chapter. The author takes her characters to the wilds of Idaho, in the land of the Kootenais, where the reader is made acquainted with people who win admiration for their honest, sincerity, and the whole-souled generosity of their natures. Montana is a typical wild-flower of the west, nurtured among the confines of her beloved hills.