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Friday Essay: Monsters in My Closet – How a Geographer Began Mining Myths, Patrick D. Nunn , 2017 single work essay

'So you think the Loch Ness Monster never existed? That the story is a cunningly cobbled-together fiction intended to boost tourist interest in an otherwise unrelentingly dull (only to some) part of mid-Scotland? Think again. The embryonic science of geomythology is breathing new life into such stories, legitimising the essence of some and opening up the possibility that other such folk tales might not be pure fiction but actually based on memories of events our ancestors once observed.' (Introduction)

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