The Mammoth Encyclopedia of the Unsolved
I picked the book up toward the end of my long childhood love affair with myths and urban legends, and was disappointed with what I found. I liked reading about mysteries, the unsolved, and similar phenomenon very much, but I really preferred reference books and catalogs, and the title had mad...more
Either that or the government is just covering it up: Either way the information is outdated, but what can you expect from a book printed in 2000?
OItre sessanta misteri che hanno coinvolto e ancora oggi appassionano l'umanità. Strane creature, fenomeni paranormali, delitti irrisolti, pratiche magiche... Un'indagine sull'ignoto nella quale Colin e Damon Wilson analizzano ipotesi e soluzioni. Molti sono i quesiti ancora in sospeso: che fine ha fatto la mitica isola di Atlantide? È il volto di Cristo quello impresso sulla Sacra sindone? Chi fu realmente William Shakespeare? I vampiri sono esistiti davvero? E poi ancora, storie di contatti co...more
It is not sensationalist though the subject matter is sensational. It provides a reasoned first stab at assessing these mysteries - nearly all of some cultural importance - so that you can, by the end of the book, have your own...more
This book is a massive collection of essays on a wide array of paranormal anomalous phenomena. I've been reading this stuff for decades and this book has details of cases I haven't found in other volumes--concise but comprehensive reports. It can be had for a song used on amazon so if you're into the paranormal go buy it now!
Oh and the bit about Shakespeare not writing his plays really didn't help.