When Darkness Reigns and the Full Moon Glows, Terror Emerges to Stalk the Unsuspecting
From lycanthropic creatures found on television and film such as Teen Wolf, Twilight, and True Blood to the earliest folklore of shape-shifting creatures, The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shapeshifting Beings is an eye-opening, blood-pounding tour through the ages of monsters with the most amazing camouflage capabilities-they hide among us! Along the way, you'll land at the doorstep of creatures like hirsute mass-murderer Albert Fish, and Fritz Haarman, who slaughtered and ate his victims-selling the leftovers as steaks and roasts in his butcher shop-as well as visits to mythical shamans, sirens, and skin walkers.
Covering 140,000 years of legend, mythology, and fact, The Werewolf Book provides hair-raising evidence of strange and obsessional behavior through the centuries. Learn the basics of becoming a werewolf and the intricacies of slaying the beast. A true homage to werewolves and other full moon beasts, it includes topics such as
Bear, tiger, coyote, and other shape-shifting people
Classic and modern werewolf movies
Gargoyles, totem poles, and Internet depictions
Serial killers and sadistic rulers
Sorcery, spells, and talismans
Television shows, songs, and computer games
Werewolf hunters and fans of all ages will appreciate the detailed section on slaying the beast, while potential victims will find the information on detecting and warding away the occasional wayward wolfman more to their immediate likingif not need. With over 120 illustrations and photos this ultimate lycanthrope compendium is richly illustrated. The Werewolf Book's helpful bibliography and extensive index add to its usefulness.
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Editore Visible Ink Press
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9781578593767 9781578593767