"... an arresting terror!" - Rick Kogan; Chicago Tribune Magazine With an ADDITIONAL 32 pages, superior printing, and a secure HARDCOVER binding, Krampus: The Devil of Christmas Picks Up Where the softcover edition of The Devil in Design leaves off. In the early Christmas traditions of Europe, the Krampus Was St. Nicholas' dark for a-hairy, horned, supernatural beast Whose pointed ears and long slithering tongue misbehavers gave the creeps! Whereas St. Nicholas Would reward children who'd beens good all year, Those That Were HAD behaved badly visited by the Krampus. NEW and IMPROVED This edition includes an introduction, a historical survey of the character, and over 180 lavish pre-World War 1 Krampus postcards. Krampus: The Devil of Christmas is a lush, hair-raising collection guaranteed to give the creeps Even Stephen King!