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26%OFF - The Penguin Book of the Undead: Fifteen Hundred Years of Supernatural Encounters (Penguin Classics) - 9780143107682 - V9780143107682
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The Penguin Book of the Undead: Fifteen Hundred Years of Supernatural Encounters (Penguin Classics)

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Description for The Penguin Book of the Undead: Fifteen Hundred Years of Supernatural Encounters (Penguin Classics) Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: VXQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 252.
Since ancient times, accounts of supernatural activity have mystified us. Ghost stories as we know them did not develop until the late nineteenth century, but the restless dead haunted the premodern imagination in many forms, as recorded in historical narratives, theological texts, and personal letters. The Penguin Book of the Undead teems with roving hordes of dead warriors, corpses trailed by packs of barking dogs, moaning phantoms haunting deserted ruins, evil spirits emerging from burning carcasses in the form of crows, and zombies with pestilential breath. Spanning from the Hebrew scriptures to the Roman Empire, the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
252 g
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780143107682
SKU
V9780143107682
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Ref
99-98

About
Scott G. Bruce (editor) is a professor of medieval history and the director of the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. An expert on medieval monasticism, he has written two books about the monks of the abbey of Cluny.

Reviews for The Penguin Book of the Undead: Fifteen Hundred Years of Supernatural Encounters (Penguin Classics)
The scariest stories you'll read this Halloween were written 1,000 years ago. This wonderfully fun and creepy anthology, lovingly curated by Scott Bruce, . . . is ideal for anyone fond of zombies, ghosts, ghouls, ancient horrors, and dread warnings from beyond the grave. . . . Along with Penguin's Book of Ghost Stories and Book of Witches, it completes ... Read more

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