Folklore, myths & legends

    The High History of the Holt Grail

    Paperback £16.05

    Urban Legends

    By James Proud

    Paperback £7.85

    There are some stories that people claim without a doubt are true. `It really happened, to a friend of a friend!' Who knows if they have credibility or if they're the products of `Chinese Whispers' and vivid imaginations? Whatever the case, this collection of creepy tales has the power to...

    A Hundred and One Nights

    Hardback £27.10

    Like its more famous sibling, the Thousand and One Nights, this collection opens with the frame story of Shahrazad, the gifted vizier's daughter who recounts imaginative tales night after night in an effort to distract the murderous king from taking her life. It is distinctly rooted in Arabic literary culture...

    Zombies

    By Roger Luckhurst

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Zombies: A Cultural History, now available in paperback, gives a definitive short introduction to the zombie, exploring the manifold meanings of this compelling, slow-moving yet relentless monster.

    Revealing the Green Man

    By Mark Olly

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    A full history of the physical and spiritual development of the Green Man from Prehistoric origins to modern-day archaeological discoveries.

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Magical Characters

    By Warner Bros.

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Explore the Academy Award R-nominated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in this intricately illustrated black & white gallery of characters and scenes from the film and designs used in its making, which is officially licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

    Mysterious Wales

    By Chris Barber

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Explore the mysterious and mythic treasures of Wales.

    Magicians of the Gods

    By Graham Hancock

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    New archaeological evidence for a pre-historic civilisation updated with two substantial new chapters brimming with recent reporting of fresh scientific advances.

    Magical Jungle: An Inky Expedition & Colouring Book

    By Johanna Basford

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    From the international bestselling creator of Lost Ocean comes a beautiful new colouring book that takes you on a wondrous expedition through the jungle. Follow ink evangelist and queen of colouring, Johanna Basford down an inky trail through Magical Jungle and discover a forgotten world of flora and fauna just...

    Monsters

    By Christopher Dell

    Hardback £8.43

    Monsters have preoccupied mankind from the earliest times: even cave art includes animal-human monsters. This book explores monsters down the ages and throughout the world. It provides a dark yet engrossing visual history of the human mind, lit up by flashes of wild and unearthly inspiration.

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