River Gods, snake spirits, mountain and Immortals, Chinese mythology is alive with ancient passions. China’s unique set of mythological tales are derived from its vast expanse, diverse culture and the endless wars between tribes and dynasties. The result is a rich landscape of humanity, gods and spirits battling for survival and supremacy. This brilliant new book introduces the key themes and characters of Chinese legend before plunging into the fascinating stories themselves. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.
Edited by Jake Jackson
480 pages, 10 illustrations
Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends