About the Author

Dr. Monica-Maria Stapelberg has been employed at various universities for many years as a lecturer in history of literature, as well as medieval languages, history, and cultural studies.

Since retiring from academia, she has had two books published, both aimed at the popular market:'Old Wives' Tales? A background to the origins of popular beliefs, traditions and superstitions' (2004) and Curious and Curiouser! A historic background to some fascinating beliefs and traditions (2011). Both books have resulted in numerous radio interviews and talk shows.

Monica lives on the east coast of Australia with her family.


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