The Penguin Guide to the Superstitions of Britain and Ireland

The Penguin Guide to the Superstitions of Britain and Ireland - Penguin Reference

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Synopsis

Are black cats lucky or unlucky? What should you do when you hear the first cuckoo? Since when have people believed that it's unlucky to shoot an albatross? Why does breaking a mirror lead to misfortune? This fascinating collection answers these and many other questions about the world of superstitions and forms an endlessly browsable guide to a subject that continues to obsess and intrigue.

Book information

ISBN: 9780140515121
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 398.41094103
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 546
Weight: 396g
Height: 198mm
Width: 126mm
Spine width: 28mm