Breverton's Phantasmagoria: A Compendium Of Monsters, Myths And Legends

Breverton's Phantasmagoria: A Compendium Of Monsters, Myths And Legends

by Terry Breverton

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Overview

A Cornucopia..of Mythical Places,.. People, Beings and BeastsWhere does the boogeyman come from? What creatures feast on faithful men? How do you defeat a minotaur? What really riles a dragon? Where would you find real-life werewolves? What happened to Atlantis? From dragons, vampires, werewolves and fairies to flying carpets, lost cities and modern-day mysteries,this delightful compendium of over 250 weird and wonderful legends, myths and monsters will entertain and astound anyone


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762770236
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 159,316
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.98(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

Terry Breverton is the author of Breverton's Nautical Curiosities (Lyons Press) and numerous other books on subjects such as the sea and pirates. A five-time recipient of the Welsh Books Council's Book of the Month award, he has presented documentaries on the Discovery Channel and the History Channel.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Mysterious, Magical and Weird People. Mythical Monsters, Ghosts and Things That Go Bump in the Night. Magical Places of Legend and Reality. Flying Monsters, Mysteries, Odd Happenings, Strange Sightings and Legends. Mysteries of the Deep. Strange Artefacts, Buildings, Maps and Writings. Tales of Secret Treasure. The Reality of Legends and Myths. References. Index.


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