The dream-hunters,or mazzeri,are unknown outside Corsica and probably date from pre-historic times.At night they go hunting-or dream they do so-and kill an animal,in whom they recognise a human face.The next day they announcethe death,which always takes place within a year. Where the mazzeri are harbingers of death,the signadori are guardians of life-they practise folk medicine,but more importantly,they practise folk medicine,but more importantly,they secure release from the curse of the Evil Eye. With characteristic ...

Dream Hunters of Corsica 1996, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

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