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The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures A fascinating beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche featuring stories from the Lore podcastnow a streaming television seriesincluding They Made a Tonic Passed Notes and Unboxed as well as rare materialThey live in shadowsdeep in the forest late in the night in the dark recesses of our minds Theyre spoken of in stories and superstitions relics of an unenlightened age old wives tales passed down through generations Yet no matter how wary and jaded we have become as individuals or as a society a part of us remains vulnerable to them werewolves and wendigos poltergeists and vampires angry elves and vengeful spiritsIn this beautifully illustrated volume the host of the hit podcast Lore serves as a guide on a fascinating journey through the history of these terrifying creatures exploring not only the legends but what they tell us about ourselves Aaron Mahnke invites us to the desolate Pine Barrens of New Jersey where the notorious winged red eyed Jersey Devil dwells He delves into harrowing accounts of cannibalismsome officially documented others the stuff of speculationperhaps He visits the dimly lit rooms where sances take place the European villages where gremlins make mischief even Key West Florida home of a haunted doll named RobertIn a world of emotional vampires and zombie malls the monsters of folklore have become both a part of our language and a part of our collective psyche Whether these beasts and bogeymen are real or just a reflection of our primal fears we know on some level that not every mystery has been explained and that the unknown still holds the power to strike fear deep in our hearts and souls As Aaron Mahnke reminds us sometimes the truth is even scarier than the lore

About the Author: Aaron Mahnke

Aaron Mahnkeis the writer host and producer of Lore as well as the author of a number of supernatural thrillers He has a deep love of the mysterious and frightening that began with Unsolved Mysteries andThe X Filesa love that continues to this day Basically hes a nerd for anything inexplicable or supernatural Mahnke lives with his family in the historic North Shore area of Boston the very heart of Lovecraft Country and the Salem witch trials

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