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Bad Santas - a book by Hawkins, Paul

Bad Santas

And Other Creepy Christmas Characters

Bad Santas( )
Author: Hawkins, Paul
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster, Limited
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $16.00
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A gleefully dark and well-researched exploration of the history and customs of European Yuletide folklore. How did St Nicholas save children from cannibalism? Who were the Yule Lads and why would they steal your sausages? Why was the Alpine Father Christmas accompanied by a demonic figure called the Krampus who bundled children into sacks and dragged them off to Hell? And why do Spanish nativity scenes often feature a defecating peasant? Over the course of the 20th...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology

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