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The Man-Wolf and Other Tales Paperback – August 6, 2009
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First published in the original French in 1859, this notable werewolf tale by writing duo Erckmann and Chatrian was translated into English in 1876 when it was highly praised by M R James.
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The stories themselves are a presented as courses in a feast, except this banquet starts with the main course.
The Man-Wolf is a novella-length pseudo-gothic tale of lycanthropy and sympathetic magic. Like a voodoo tale written 50 years before the first voodoo tale, it tells the tale of a cursed dynastic house.
The rest of the stories in the book range from merely very good to delightful and includes stories about miracles, dreams an inheritance, all told with warm insight into the traditions and characters who inhabit that part of the world