Encyclopedia Of The Undead By Bob Curran


From earliest times, tales of the restless dead and their fellow travelers have terrified mankind.Whether around a remote campfire or in the middle of a bustling city, the unquiet spirits and attendant creatures that have tormented humanity since the prehistoric darkness haven't gone away - they still have the power to strike fear in our hearts.Encyclopedia of the undead traces those shadowy entities - vampires, werewolves, ghouls and monsters - that lurk just outside the range of human vision and inhabit our most frightening tales.Drawing on a wide range of beliefs and literature, it traces these horrors from their earliest recorded inceptions and charts their impact upon the human psyche.In this book, history and terror mix to create the things that lurk in the darkest corners of our minds.A 7" x 10" paperback book with 312 pages.