The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters

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Infobase Publishing, 2004 - Monsters - 369 pages
Monsters and shape-shifters have always held a special fascination in mythologies, legends, and folklore the world over. From ancient customs to famous cases of beasts and vampires and their reflections in popular culture, 600 entries provide definitions, explanations, and lists of suggested further reading.

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Very comprehensive as such books go. You can learn just about anything you need to know about lycanthropy and the undead from this interesting compilation of ancient, medieval and modern folklore. Read full review

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In this thorough compendium, Guiley presents tales and beliefs from all over the world and from times ranging from far in the past to the present day. The author of numerous similar reference works ... Read full review

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