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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 selection of vintage tales, proof, and stories of mermaids from around the globe that might thrill each lover of this romanticized mythological creature.

Compiled by means of 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, in addition to tantalizing trivialities, evidence, first-hand debts, and speculations approximately mermaids in renowned culture.

Some evidence in regards to the fluid and the reasonable from the book:
Many humans think this present day that early explorer sightings of mermaids have been manatees. (Scurvy + many days clear of your woman = a blubbery creature having a look supple and bodacious.)Blackbeard, the fierce and poor pirate, was once scared of his team being lured right into a watery grave by way of mermaids, so he ordered his ships to prevent yes 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 genuine. The prize continues to be unclaimed.

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