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Dictionary of Superstitions Hardcover – March, 1996

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About the Author

David Pickering is an experienced freelance writer and editor, who specialises in compiling arts and general reference books. An English language and literature graduate of St Peter's College, Oxford, his most recent credits as author and editor have included THE CASSELL SOCCER COMPANION, THE CASSELL COMPANION TO TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC, THE CASSELL DICTIONARY OF PROVERBS, THE CASSELL DICTIONARY OF WITCHCRAFT, THE CASSELL DICTIONARY OF FOLKLORE and CASSELL'S SPORTS QUOTATIONS. He lives in Buckingham with his wife and two sons. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 294 pages
  • Publisher: Cassell; First Edition edition (March 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0304345350
  • ISBN-13: 978-0304345359
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,013,940 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Described as 'the maven of reference book writers', David Pickering has written, contributed to, or ghosted over 250 reference books for major British and American publishers. His works on history, folklore, language, theatre, and other subjects have won many fans and have led to numerous appearances in television and radio studios over the years. The enduringly popular dictionaries of Witchcraft and Superstitions are now available here as ebooks for the first time.

An experienced editor of fiction and autobiography as well as reference books, he has also published several works of fiction. His epic debut novel 'And Stones Shall Dance' was begun at Oxford in the 1970s and was finally published, after development on, in 2012. 'Things Lost and Other Short Stories' comprises a collection of his shorter fiction. Other titles include a series of classic short story anthologies featuring tales by the greatest names in English literature.

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