A Field Guide to Demons, Vampires, Fallen Angels and Other Subversive Spirits
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Dinah Mack Carol K. Mack

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Title: A Field Guide to Demons, Vampires, Fallen Angels and Other Subversive Spirits

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ISBN: 9781628721508

Did you know the Mbulu of South Africa has a razor sharp tail with a mind of its own? Or that the Kuru-­Pira of Brazil has eyes that glow like embers, and fangs ripping from its mouth? In this updated edition of A Field Guide to Demons, Carol and Dinah Mack bring to life some of the most horrific and fascinating creatures ever described in mythology and legend. With a deft pen and global perspective, the Macks profile over ninety bogies including: mermaids, ghouls, vampires, kelpies, werewolves, and more.­Readers will delight in exploring the origin, characteristics, and cultural significance of each creature. Organized by “habitat,­” this book will entertain readers of all ages, while shedding light on religious and cultural ideals from around the world. With vivid details and highly researched entries, A Field Guide to Demons is a must have for academics, writers, students, and anyone interested in mythology or the occult.

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