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    The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition

    By Robert Graves

    Paperback £11.45

    *The definitive and comprehensive edition of Robert Graves's classic retelling of the Greek myths* 'Icarus disobeyed his father's instructions and began soaring towards the sun, rejoiced by the lift of his great sweeping wings. Presently, when Daedalus looked over his shoulder, he could no longer see Icarus; but scattered feathers...

    Aesop's Fables

    By Aesop

    Hardback £8.45

    This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites - the wily fox, the vain peacock, the predatory cat and the steady tortoise - just as endearingly...

    Coyote America

    By Dan Flores

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    "A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation." -Wall Street Journal

    Peterborough Folklore

    By Francis Young

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    Darkest Sides of Politics, I

    By Jeffrey M. Bale

    Paperback £27.92

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they may be, since they influence the world in a multitude of...

    UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age

    By David G. Robertson

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    How-and why- were UFOs so prevalent in both conspiracy theories and the New Age milieu in the post-Cold War period? In this ground-breaking book, David G. Robertson argues that UFOs symbolized an uncertainty about the boundaries between scientific knowledge and other ways of validating knowledge, and thus became part of...

    Voynich Manuscript

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    Stunning reproduction of the beautifully illustrated and profoundly mysterious Voynich Manuscript. The three authors offer an enlightening interpretation of this unique text that draws on their deep knowledge of late medieval manuscripts, astrology, alchemy, cryptography and herbal and magical practitioners' handbooks.

    The Dark Side of Japan: Ancient Black Magic, Folklore, Ritual

    By Antony Cummins

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    A fascinating collection of folktales, ritual black magic, protection spells, monsters and other dark interpretations of life and death from Japanese folklore.

    Murder of Princess Diana

    By Noel Botham

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    A whole nation stood paralysed at the news of Princess Diana's tragic death after a car crash in Paris in August 1997. However heartbroken about the accident that took the life of the People's Princess, many people were sceptical about the government's official statements.

    Bacchae, The

    By Gita Wolf

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