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Tooth and Nail, Fur and Scale: Fantastic Creatures From the Myths and Legends of India

Anupam Arunachalam , ISBN 13: 9780143427766, Year : 2017, Rs. 350 Rs. 294 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )


In the pages of history and in the dense undergrowth of human memory, we see glimpses of lurking fantastic beasts. Be honest-haven't you felt them around you? Haven't you been surprised by movement in the corner of your vision? By stirring shadows or a faint rustling in the dark? The specimens in this exhibit of monsters from the Indian subcontinent have been hand-picked from musty old encyclopaedias, murky urban legends, earthy folk tales and the white-hot bowels of mythology. Some have been stuffed to restore verisimilitude, but none were washed, painted or otherwise altered.