Monsters: An Investigator's Guide to Magical Beings
Of course that monster hiding under your bed when you were little didn't really exist. Vampires, werewolves, zombies, demons--they're simply figments of our imagination, right? After all, their existence has never been scientifically proven. But there is one giant problem with such an easy dismissal of these creepy creatures: people keep encountering them.
Join occult scholar John Michael Greer for a harrowing journey into the reality of the impossible. Combining folklore, Western magical philosophy, and actual field experience, Monsters: An Investigator's Guide to Magical Beings is required reading for both active and armchair monster hunters. Between these covers you'll find a chilling collection of fiendish facts and folklore, including:
This 10th anniversary edition of the quintessential guide to magical beings features a new preface, new chapters on chimeras and zombies, and updates on werewolves, dragons, and the fae.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ritaer - www.librarything.com
Everything you wanted to know about monsters but have been taught by Western materialist science is bullshit. Greer analyzes the most common 'monsters' from the viewpoint of folklore and of magical ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - regularguy5mb - www.librarything.com
A look at monster lore from the magical perspective. Vampires, werewolves, ghosts, spirits (here defined as two different entities), creatures of faery, angels, demons, mermaids, dragons; what's real ... Read full review
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