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The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters (original 2004; edition 2004)

by Rosemary Guiley

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Title:The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters
Authors:Rosemary Guiley
Info:Checkmark Books (2004), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 352 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters by Rosemary Ellen Guiley (2004)

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Very comprehensive as such books go. You can learn just about anything you need to know about lycanthropy and the undead from this interesting compilation of ancient, medieval and modern folklore. ( )
  DanoWins | Dec 31, 2007 |
Not only an encyclopedia of all the things that go bump in the night but all the great old vampire films too. Gotta love it!!! ( )
  rampaginglibrarian | Jul 3, 2006 |
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"More than 600 entries presented in this encyclopedia provide a comprehensive range of vampires, werewolves, and related creatures. Topics covered include the supernatural and macabre aspects of the undead, superstitions about them and defenses against them from a wide range of cultures and beliefs, supposed "true" historical accounts of such beasts, and the depiction of these creatures in the arts, entertainment, and pop culture." "Also covered are major writers and researchers and their contributions to fact and fiction, as well as famous performers most closely associated with vampires (Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi) and werewolves (Lon Chaney Jr.). Featuring more than 100 illustrations, The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters is an authoritative reference and an indispensable resource for those who wish to learn more about these mysterious beings and their long and varied histories."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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