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Pocket Guide to Monsters and Malevolent Creatures (eBook)

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Pocket Guide to Monsters and Malevolent Creatures
Pocket Guide to Monsters and Malevolent Creatures eBook Cover, written by Oliver Westley
Pocket Guide to Monsters and Malevolent Creatures eBook Cover, written by Oliver Westley
Author(s) Oliver Westley
Publisher Amazon Digital Services
Publication date January 7, 2014
Media type eBook
Length 89 Pages
ASIN B00HQY3HLM

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Pocket Guide to Monsters and Malevolent Creatures is an eBook written by Oliver Westley. It is an examination of the original sources of many of the modern day myths and legends that have become widely popular in the mainstream. In this work both Succubi and Incubi are referenced and discussed.


Overview

  • Title: Pocket Guide to Monsters and Malevolent Creatures
  • Author: Oliver Westley
  • Published By: Amazon Digital Services
  • Length: 89 Pages
  • Format: eBook
  • ASIN: B00HQY3HLM
  • Publishing Date: January 7, 2014


Plot Summary

Legends and stories of monsters have existed throughout recorded history, different cultures each having their own versions of these unnatural and malevolent beings.

Books, television shows and films have introduced us to a wide variety of malevolent entities based on the myths and folklore of many cultures from around the world but the depiction of these mythological monsters is rarely true to the source texts.

This book looks beyond the depiction of monsters in recent popular media and provides information from the original myths and legends that were the inspiration for the creatures as portrayed in modern literature, films and television shows.

This handy pocket guide will introduce you to the origins of the banshee, basilisk, boggart, brownie, bunyip, changeling, chimera, demon, djinn, domovoi, dragon, dullahan, ghost, ghoul, goblin, gorgon, hellhound, hobgoblin, hydra, imp, incubus, knocker, kobold, kraken, leprechaun, leviathan, lutin, manticore, minotaur, naga, nain rouge, norn, ogre, pixie, poltergeist, revenant, rougarou, siren, skinwalker, spriggan, succubus, tikbalang, trickster, troll, valkyrie, vampire, wendigo, werewolf, zombie and many more monsters and malevolent creatures.

For readers with an interest in supernatural fiction, movies and television shows, this book will be an informative and entertaining reference to a wide range of monsters from the world's many and diverse cultures.


Book Review

At the time of this article's entry in the SuccuWiki, no review was available. Tera has this work on her reading list and will review it shortly.


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