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The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould, Fiction, Horror - Sabine Baring-Gould

The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould, Fiction, Horror

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2002
ISBN: 9781587156113
Number Of Pages: 200

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The author (Sabine Baring-Gould, a parson of the Church of England, an archaeologist, a historian, and a prolific author best known for writing the hymn Onward Christian Soldiers) takes a typically nineteenth century approach to the mythology; methodical, rational and almost mechanistic. He details the legend in many permutations as it exists in a diversity of cultures and includes sensational chapters with case studies of cannibals, grave desecrators and blood fetishists, which have a connection to lycanthropy. Also included is an extended treatment of the case of Giles de Rais, the notorious confederate of Joan of Arc who was convicted and executed for necrosadistic crimes. (Jacketless library hardcover.)

ISBN: 9781587156113
ISBN-10: 1587156113
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st August 2002
Publisher: Borgo Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.48

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