Encyclopedia of the Undead: A Field Guide to Creatures That Cannot Rest in Peace

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Career Press, 2006 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 311 pages
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From earliest times, tales of the restless dead and their fellow travelers have terrified mankind. Whether around a remote campfire or in the middle of a bustling city, the unquiet spirits and attendant creatures that have tormented humanity since the prehistoric darkness still have the power to strike fear in our hearts. Encyclopedia of the Undead traces those shadowy entities--vampires, werewolves, ghouls and monsters--that inhabit our most frightening tales. Drawing on a wide range of beliefs and literature, it traces these horrors from their earliest recorded inceptions and charts their impact upon the human psyche.--From publisher description.
  

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Review: Encyclopedia of the Undead: A Field Guide to Creatures That Cannot Rest in Peace

User Review  - Sophie Avett - Goodreads

I did enjoy this little book, and I did use to help craft my zombies. HOWEVER, there are parts of this book that simply don't belong grouped with the rest. Frankly, vampires have no business being in ... Read full review

Review: Encyclopedia of the Undead: A Field Guide to Creatures That Cannot Rest in Peace

User Review  - Tina Cousins - Goodreads

Brilliantly written scripts on vampire folklore around the world. Read full review

Contents

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VII
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IX
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X
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XII
303
XIII
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About the author (2006)

Curran lives in Ireland and is an expert on Irish fairies. He is schooled in the risks and rewards of rambles in the countryside.

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