Introduction * Gods and Monsters * Devils and Demons * Magical Monsters * Dragons and Flying Monsters * Water Monsters * Transformations and Hybrids * Ghosts and Ghouls * Monsters of Folklore * How to Fight Monsters * Off the Edge of the Map
A dark yet engrossing visual history of fearsome beasts from every age and culture in art, mythology and legend
Christopher Dell holds a degree in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute, London. He has written and edited many bestselling titles on art and visual culture, including Freemasonry, Mythology, Monsters, What Makes a Masterpiece? and The Occult, Witchcraft & Magic, all published by Thames & Hudson.
'This nightmarish bestiary is sure to stir the bloodthirsty imaginations of nice boys and girls everywhere' - V&A Magazine
'A mis-matched zoo of mind-boggling creations from minotaurs through golems to mermaids, from sphinxes to sirens and shapeshifting nightmares ... takes us to the edge of the cultural map' - The Times