December 6, 2012

Wildman! – The Contents

A couple of people have asked me what kinds of cases and theories for the British Bigfoot appear in my new book, Wildman!, which is the first full-length study of the phenomenon of hairy man-beasts in the UK. Well, the easiest way to answer that question of cases and theories, is to share with you the “Contents” list, which reads like this:

Chapter 1: Woodwose and Wild Men
Chapter 2: Tales of the Green Man
Chapter 3: The Apes of Shugborough
Chapter 4: Nightmare in 1971
Chapter 5: The Cursed Canal
Chapter 6: Welsh Wild Men
Chapter 7: The Creature of the Lake
Chapter 8: Dartmoor’s Hairy Hands
Chapter 9: London’s Underground Monstrosities
Chapter 10: The Tragic Tale of Patient X
Chapter 11: Shug Monkeys on the Loose
Chapter 12: A Bridge to Weird
Chapter 13: Slitting Mill’s Hairy Trolls
Chapter 14: ‘The silence was strange, the landscape unfamiliar…’
Chapter 15: The Cleadon Creature
Chapter 16: A Monstrous Castle
Chapter 17: Go Wild in the Country
Chapter 18: Monsters of the Magic Ring
Chapter 19: The Beasts of Derbyshire
Chapter 20: A Cackling Creature in an Irish Castle
Chapter 21: Sasquatch on the Chase
Chapter 22: A Real Life Stig of the Dump
Chapter 23: Southern Archives
Chapter 24: The Big Gray Man of the Mountains
Chapter 25: Bigfoot in Scotland
Chapter 26: The Littlefoot Phenomenon
Chapter 27: The Baboons of Britain
Chapter 28: Old Ned’s Devil and More

Chapter 29: A Flesh and Blood Animal?
Chapter 30: Fakery in the U.K.
Chapter 31: The Myth of Menageries and Missing Animals
Chapter 32: Welcome to the Ghost Apes
Chapter 33: From Man to Beast
Chapter 34: UFOs: Connections and Controversies
Chapter 35: Beasts of the Mind
Chapter 36: Mutilations and Anomalous Animals
Chapter 37: Of Hairy Men, Beastly Bridges, and Water-Horses
Chapter 38: From Neolithic to Neanderthal
Chapter 39: Panic on the Mountain
Chapter 40: Rebooting to the Realm of Monsters

Nick Redfern About Nick Redfern
Punk music fan, Tennents Super and Carlsberg Special Brew beer fan, horror film fan, chocolate fan, like to wear black clothes, like to stay up late. Work as a writer.

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