Books about Urban Legends
The Book of Nasty Legends (1983)

The Book of Nasty Legends

The car that can be bought cheaply because it smells of the corpse that decayed in it.

The girl whose take-away chicken was delicious until she bit into something soft and furry.

The motorist who drove a hitch-hiker home only to discover later that it was the ghost of someone who had died years ago.

The lady who put the pet cat in the microwave to dry; the cat exploded!

Many such plausible nasty stories are told in pubs, offices and at parties. Not all are strictly true; rather they are examples of 'contemporary legends'. The horrid themes of these nasty legends include revenge, embarrassing incidents, the dangers of modern technology, contaminated food, motoring accidents, and death . . .

This title is no longer in print.
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