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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Review: Monsters: An Investigator's Guide to Magical BeingsUser Review - Brent Ryan - Goodreads
I love the approach to explanation cryptids. However I think the name should be Cryptid instead of "Monster". 'Monster' is very vague and ill-defined a term for what information is in the book. Read full review
Review: Monsters: An Investigator's Guide to Magical BeingsUser Review - Last Changeling - Goodreads
Don't be put off by the mixed reviews, Greer may be an acquired taste, (please go to the trouble of acquiring it, you'll be rewarded with a headful of fresh ideas), but he knows his stuff. There aren ... Read full review
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