Dictionary of Superstitions

A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the superstitions, old and new, of the English-speaking world, complete with their origins, meanings and variant forms. A first-class source book for the historian, folklorist and casual reader alike, it also offers antidotes to some of the most feared taboos. Would you know what to do if you broke a mirror? More

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Words: 185,710
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476279664
About David Pickering

David Pickering is an author of both fiction and reference works and has written or contributed to some 250 books. His publications include books on a wide variety of subjects, from superstitions, folklore and witchcraft to history, first names and the theatre. His works of fiction include the novel 'And Stones Shall Dance' and various short stories, a number of them collected in 'Things Lost'.

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