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In Search of the Pied Piper

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Known principally for his bestselling "In Search of Dracula", Frankenstein, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Radu Florescu now takes us on a magical tour of the origins of the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, exploring both the myth and the history that has captivated so many since the Middle Ages, and has been immortalized in Browning's famous poem. There are intrigui ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published July 11th 2005 by G2 Rights
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Chris
I've read Dr. Florescu's books about Dracula and enjoyed them. This book I did not like as much. Part of it is undoubtably, I knew the theory he puts forward.

It is interesting, and it has some lovely pictures and facts; however, to much of it is simply rewritten conversations. To be honest, I also really don't like reading about other people's dreams (unless its fiction).
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Radu Florescu is a Romanian academic who holds the position of Emeritus Professor of History at Boston College. He was Director of the East European Research Center at Boston College, and also a professor of history.
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