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Monsters : An Investigator's Guide to Magical Beings
by John Michael Greer


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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:

  • Why true vampires are the least attractive--and most destructive--of all monsters
  • The five different kinds of ghosts
  • Magical origins of the werewolf legends
  • How to survive a chimera encounter (Jersey Devil, chupacabra, Mothman)
  • The hidden connections between faery lore and UFOs
  • Where dragons are found today
  • How to investigate a monster sighting
  • Natural and ritual magic techniques for dealing with hostile monsters

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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  • ISBN-13: 9780738700502
  • ISBN-10: 0738700509
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
  • Publish Date: September 2001
  • Page Count: 282
  • Dimensions: 9.13 x 7.54 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.34 pounds


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