Ghosts, Monsters and Demons of India

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"I was not prepared for how deeply this book captivated me ... Ghosts, Monsters, and Demons of India is exemplary of what a book can be, how it can operate. It's a bridge across space, time, and language" -Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

An encyclopedia of evil entities and folkloric fiends from across India, from Ladakh to Kerala, Lakshadweep to Nagaland, Naraka to Tuchenkwaka, complete with 60 spooky illustrations. Inside this book you will find ...

Killer robots built with stolen Roman engineering technology that once guarded the relics of the Buddha 

The ghost of a 21-year-old motorcyclist whose Enfield Bullet is venerated at a highway temple in Rajasthan

A Himalayan drum-playing spirit-teacher whose wife is a fearsome Yeti

Diabolical entities conjured into existence by the simultaneous deaths of seven tigers

Triple-rooted night-flying Vedic necromancers

Call-centre employees from beyond the grave

The dreaded Ngalei Ahmaw of Maraland, whose victims' heads detach themselves from their bodies at night and go wandering in search of blood ... AND MORE