Among the Mermaids: Magical Creatures, A Weiser Books Collection

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Red Wheel Weiser, Dec 1, 2011 - Fiction - 48 pages
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Varla Ventura, fan favorite on Huffington Post’s Weird News, frequent guest on Coast to Coast, and bestselling author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre, introduces a new Weiser Books Collection of forgotten crypto-classics. Magical Creatures is a hair-raising herd of affordable digital editions, curated with Varla’s affectionate and unerring eye for the fantastic.

From the infamous story of T. Crofton Croker's The Soul Cages to a detailed description of a 19th century aquarium, this collection of mermaid stories and folklore will thrill any lover of the most romanticized mythological creature in our history--mermaids.

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T. Crofton Croker (1798-1854) An Irish antiquary as well as a writer, Croker devoted his life to the collection of Irish poetry and folklore. His Researches in the South of Ireland went through six editions and was translated into German by the Bros Grimm.

Varla Ventura is the author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre, and a lover of all things strange, freaky, and terrifying. She is the curator of the Weiser Magical Creatures and Paranormal Parlor series of e-books. Visit her at

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