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By Varla Ventura
From Homer's Odyssey to Pirates of the Caribbean, Mermaids have interested pop culture for centuries.
Among the Mermaids is a fascinating choice of vintage tales, proof, and stories of mermaids from worldwide that might thrill each lover of this romanticized mythological creature.
Compiled through Book of the Bizarre writer and Magical Creature devotee Varla Ventura, Among the Mermaids contains flip of the century stories of merfolk from Bret Harte, T. Crofton Croker, and W.B. Yeats, besides tantalizing minutiae, proof, first-hand bills, and speculations approximately mermaids in well known culture.
Some proof concerning the fluid and the reasonable from the book:
Many humans think this day that early explorer sightings of mermaids have been manatees. (Scurvy + many days clear of your girl = a blubbery creature having a look supple and bodacious.)Blackbeard, the fierce and bad pirate, was once scared of his workforce being lured right into a watery grave through mermaids, so he ordered his ships to prevent convinced components reputed to have a excessive variety of mermaid sightings.Since 2009, town of Kiryat Yam, Israel has provided a prize of $1 million cash to a person who can turn out the mermaid off their coast is actual. The prize is still unclaimed.
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