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Mythical, Miraculous, and Medieval

The Jumbies, by Tracey Baptiste – I’d been interested in reading this since I found out what Jumbies were, which is basically evil spirits in Caribbean folklore. In this book, Corinne La Mer lives on an island with her widower … Continue reading

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Tarasque Syndrome

The blog Daily Window on a World of Wonder recently featured pictures of St. Martha with a dragon-like creature, which obviously intrigued me. It turns out that this creature is the Tarasque, a monster with six legs, a shell, a … Continue reading

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