The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke

The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the hit podcast Lore, soon to be an online streaming series.They live in shadows--deep in the forest, late in the night, in the dark recesses of our minds. They're spoken of in stories and superstitions, relics of an unenlightened age, old wives' tales, pas...

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  • Mike
    First The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic now this one, truly the Podcasting gods have smiled upon us. If you are unaware Aaron Mahnke, in addition to being a writer, also has a fantastic podcast called Lore. Every episode explains some neat little corner of fo...
  • Sara
    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.A perfect book for Halloween.The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures is a guide to the weird and wonderful bits of folklore and legend that roam our earth surrounding mysterious creatures. Each chapter presents a specific type of 'creatu...
  • Logan
    As a long time fan of the Lore podcast, this book was a huge let down. It houses maybe 10 illustrations and almost every story in it is a direct transcript of a podcast episode. If someone hasn’t listened to the Lore podcasts, then maybe this could be a great gift. Aside from that, $20 to read ...
  • [Name Redacted]
    Yes, it is pretty much just transcriptions of the podcast, now arranged topically.Yes, it does include beautiful illustrations.Yes, it is worth buying, but mainly if it's been a while since you listened to an episode of the podcast the transcription of which is featured herein....
  • Lucy Banks
    I received a copy of this book from Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.A comprehensive guide to some of the world's most intriguing 'monsters'.Firstly, I should state that I'm a massive fan of Lore podcast, and as such, was familiar with nearly all the tales set out in this book. Prospectiv...
  • Arnis
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  • TheYALibrarian
    Rating 2.5 StarsI personally have been a lover of all things supernatural for as long as I can remember. While other kids made pictures and cute stories about unicorns and rainbows, I made stories on ghosts and vampires. My parents were horrified but eh they got over it, especially once they realize...

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