The Penguin Book of the Undead download free [PDF and Ebook] by Scott G Bruce

The Penguin Book of the Undead download free [PDF and Ebook] by Scott G Bruce year 2016
  • Book name: The Penguin Book of the Undead
  • Author: Scott G Bruce
  • Release date: 2016/12/4
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9780143107682
  • Rating: 7.61 of 10
  • Votes: 197
  • Review by: Tyson Mcnamara
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Since ancient times, accounts of supernatural activity have mystified us. Ghost stories as we know them did not develop until the late nineteenth century, but the restless dead haunted the premodern imagination in many forms, as recorded in historical narratives, theological texts, and personal letters. The Penguin Book of the Undead teems with roving hordes of dead warriors, corpses trailed by packs of barking dogs, moaning phantoms haunting deserted ruins, evil spirits emerging from burning carcasses in the form of crows, and zombies with pestilential breath. Spanning from the Hebrew scriptures to the Roman Empire, the Scandinavian sagas to medieval Europe, the Protestant Reformation to the Renaissance, this beguiling array of accounts charts our relationship with spirits and apparitions, wraiths and demons over fifteen hundred years, showing the evolution in our thinking about theability of dead souls to return to the realm of the living-and to warn us about what awaits us in the afterlife.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H58M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Medieval History, Ghosts & Poltergeists, General & World History, Unexplained Phenomena / The Paranormal, Christian Theology
  • Available formats: XPS, HTML, PDF, TXT, JPG, WORD, EPUB, DOC. Compressed in RAR, RPM, ARJ, Z, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x196x19mm
  • Weight: 251g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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