The Book of Were-Wolves

The Book of Were-Wolves

3.4 14
by Sabine Baring-Gould
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Sabine Baring-Gould's classic study of werewolves is a revelation on the subject, being written at a time when werewolves were still taken very seriously in the wilder corners of Europe and, indeed, most other parts of the world. Since then, werewolves have largely retreated into fiction and famously into films where, along with vampires, they have become purveyors of

Overview

Sabine Baring-Gould's classic study of werewolves is a revelation on the subject, being written at a time when werewolves were still taken very seriously in the wilder corners of Europe and, indeed, most other parts of the world. Since then, werewolves have largely retreated into fiction and famously into films where, along with vampires, they have become purveyors of macabre entertainment. But what this book demonstrates is that the werewolf was once the object of very real terror. And with good reason.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406510683
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Sabine Baring-Gould (28 January 1834 - 2 January 1924) was an English Anglican priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist and eclectic scholar. His bibliography consists of more than 1240 publications, though this list continues to grow. His family home, Lew Trenchard Manor near Okehampton, Devon, has been preserved as he had it rebuilt and is now a hotel.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Book of Were-Wolves 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Worst book ive ever read, and why are there an infinite amount of coppies of this book everywhere with a different cover every time? This author needs to seriously take some time to think.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yeah i guess you could find that guy that says hes the leader of a pack and follow him and man a leader of a pack is called an alpha im an alpha but young and need training im 14 years old and 5'9 pritty tall for my age strength is unknown speed max is 25mph pritty fast anyway i need training of controlling myself my anger spikes for no reasons and its difficult for me to fit in if you could help me ide be happy it could be a peace treaty between our packs anyway did you know the more numbers or people you have in a pack the stronger it is i have a crush and i will not say it because well she loves vamps shes a twilight fan i love her and i want to lean to control my abilities before i be with her i hope you think about it im angil by the way hope to meet an alpha a true alpha i dont have a pack yet noone in it everyone here in marysville fights and argues i am a alpha without a pack goodluck man did you know theres such thing as an alpha of alphas dont be an alpha of betas be an alpha of alphas and if you have me there wont be anyone to stop you im the only alpha in marysville sincerely angil falen and yes thats my real name
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It would be epic to be a warewolf but i would totaly take advantidg of it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cragg, I,Snagglefang, leader of the Fang tribe, invite you to join the tribe. So you know about me, my age is 24 moons, I have red eyes, long claws, long fangs, and have black fur. I am 5'1". I await a response on the next full moon.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name:look up [looks]-blue eyes human now a wolf long hair that covers eyes [mate]-none [crush]-none [other]-just ask
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved the historical references and psychoanalytical philosophy. Read this and be amazed!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A crime novel?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Infromational. I reccommend this absolutely. Great book if you would love to learn about werewolves. (: