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Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Creatures of the Night: Facts, Fictions, and First-Hand Accounts Varla Ventura

Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Creatures of the Night: Facts, Fictions, and First-Hand Accounts

Varla Ventura

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ISBN : 9781578635474
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256 pages
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The lusty vampire, the sympathetic werewolf, the tragic banshee are just a few of the dark and frightening creatures youll discover in Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Creatures of the Night. Huffington Post Weird News columnist andMoreThe lusty vampire, the sympathetic werewolf, the tragic banshee are just a few of the dark and frightening creatures youll discover in Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Creatures of the Night. Huffington Post Weird News columnist and author Varla Ventura takes readers on a wild ride through the shadowy hills of rural Ireland, the dark German forests, and along abandoned farms and country roads across the world to discover some of the most frightening and freak-tacular tales, tidbits, and encounters with all those beasties that go bump in the night.Along with classic pieces from Bram Stoker, Elliot ODonnell, Sabine Baring-Gould, William Butler Yeats and many others, Ventura includes:Famous vampires you may not knowThe identity of the author of the first English vampire novel (and his relationship to Mary Shelleys Frankenstein)Excerpts from the first psychic vampire novel ever writtenStories of 19th century werewolf huntersWhy banshees are the most feared of supernatural creatures