Open these pages and you can practically hear these savage night creatures howling at the moon! But how did a belief in werewolves originate? What ancient tales fed the superstition—and how do modern books and films depict this human/wolf hybrid? Do contemporary eyewitnesses to their activity exist? Nigel Suckling, a well-known author in the world of myth and fantasy, provides a fascinating introduction, with such features as “ways to recognise a werewolf” and “common causes of becoming one.”
A beautifully produced, well researched and entertaining pocket history of werewolves. Included in this handy reference book is everything anyone wants to know about werewolves - the myths, legends, ancient lore and present day beliefs. Includes tales that fed the superstition; werewolves throughout history; recorded incidents from the Middle Ages; werewolves in fiction; and movies from the modern age.