From the Back Cover
A Cornucopia of Mythical Places, People, Beings and Beasts. Where does the boogeyman come from? What creatures feast on faithful men? How do you defeat a minotaur? What really riles a dragon? Where would you find real-life werewolves? What happened to Atlantis? From dragons, vampires, werewolves and fairies to flying carpets, lost cities and modern-day mysteries, this delightful compendium of over 250 weird and wonderful legends, myths and monsters will entertain and astound anyone enthralled by the unknown.
About the Author
Terry Breverton is a former businessman, consultant and academic and now a full-time writer. He is the author of numerous books on the sea and pirates, and has been awarded the Welsh Books Council 'Book of the Month' award five times. Terry has presented documentaries on the Discovery Channel and the History Channel and appeared on around 20 other television programmes on pirates and privateers. Terry is the author of Immortal Words, Immortal Last Words and Breverton's Nautical Curiosities - A Book of the Sea, all published by Quercus.