Sounds like an excellent book; thanks for the link. I'll have to try
to pick this up, since I found Simpson's little book BRITISH DRAGONS
enormously helpful; full of information despite its relative brevity.
And of course I'll want to see what Westwood & Simpson have to say
about Tolkien, the Denham Tracts, and the origin of the word "hobbit".
On Jan 26, 2006, at 7:27 AM, Stolzi wrote:
> " AS Byatt is enchanted by Jennifer Westwood and Jacqueline
> Simpson's survey
> of creatures in English folklore, The Lore of the Land "
> Grindylows, Dun Cows, Dragons... neat review.
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