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Hoaxes & deceptions

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The Magic of Reality: How We Know...
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Richard Dawkins; Dave McKean
 
What is stuff made of? How old is the universe? What causes tsunamis? Who was the first man, or woman? This book elucidates the wonders of the natural world.
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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of...
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In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive...
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The Magic of Reality: Illustrated...
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Richard Dawkins
 
Have you heard the tale of how the sun hatched out of an emu's egg? Or what about the great catfish that carries the world on its back? Has anyone...
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London Lore: The Legends and...
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Wilder Mann: The Image of the Savage
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Charles Freger; Robert McLiam Wilson;...
 
The transformation of man to beast is a central aspect of traditional pagan rituals that are centuries old and which celebrate the seasonal cycle, fertility, life and death. In this...
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Selected folktales. Ausgewählte Märchen
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The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends...
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The Last Storytellers: Tales from the...
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Richard Hamilton; Barnaby Rogerson
 
Marrakech is the heart and lifeblood of Morocco's ancient storytelling tradition. For nearly a thousand years, storytellers have gathered in the legendary square of the city to recount ancient folktales...
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Scottish Urban Myths and Ancient Legends
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Monsters, lunatics, vampires, werewolves, evil dolls, and suicide dogs, stones entombing bodies, faces appearing in walls, curses, and meetings with the devil--all this and more are contained within this book...
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Foundation Myths in Ancient ...
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Naoise Mac Sweeney
 
Why did so many ancient communities have not one, but several, foundation myths? This book addresses the phenomenon of plural foundation myths, exploring examples from across classical antiquity. It makes...
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Say to the Sun, Don't Rise,and to the...
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Anne Feldhaus; Ramdas Atkar; Rajaram...
 
This volume presents two examples of ovi, a genre typical of the oral literature of the Dhangar shepherds of the Marathi-language region of India. The extensive introduction discusses the literary...
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Midwinter Folk Tales
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Taffy Thomas
 
In this enchanting new book, one of the country's most celebrated storytellers has gathered together traditional tales that have their roots in the cold and long, dark...
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Caught in the Crossfire: Kerry...
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Ceredigion Folk Tales
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