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The Oxbridge Book of Dragons

Rod Giblett

You think you know the legend of Saint George and the Dragon - you don't! Here, at last, is the truth!


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ISBN : 978-1-78830-371-2
Published : 28/03/2019
Pages : 160
Size : 205x140mm
Imprint : Olympia Publishers

Rod Giblett

Rod Giblett is the author of Black Swan Lake: Life of a Wetland (Intellect Books, 2011) and many other books about wetlands. He lived by Forrestdale Lake on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia for twenty-eight years. He taught and researched at Australian universities for twenty-five years and is now a writer. He is married to a retired junior primary school teacher who helped a lot with the writing of the first tale in this book. He is Honorary Associate Professor of Environmental Humanities in the School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.


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"...a gross act of national indecency... an unwarranted and unpatriotic attack on our sacred and secular traditions and institutions... already the English patriots are donning their St George face masks and storming the halls of Whitehall demanding the banning of this book and the trying of its author for treason..."
You think you know the legend of Saint George and the Dragon - you don't! Here, at last, is the truth!
The legend we know, fabricated by Lord Blackwater as a cover-up campaign to allow him to commit environmental vandalism, is widely believed and takes us deep into the murky corrupt world of politics and journalism. Despite all his efforts, George is struggling to get the real story out there ... 
The author also provides a comprehensive critique of the portrayal of dragons as evil creatures in many publications and art forms, plus a study of the diverse anatomy and physiology of these ‘orally sadistic monsters'. environmental fairy tale for the disillusioned in the best modern tradition of such oddly decadent fairy tales...

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