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The World's 100 Greatest Mysteries

3.35  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Are tales of the lost kingdom of Atlantis merely myths? Do ships and planes actually disappear in the Bermuda triangle? Can human beings simply burst into flames for no apparent reason? What really happened to Amelia Earhart? And what, precisely, is the Spear of Destiny we all keep hearing about?

If any one of these eerie questions tends to keep you up at night, get ready f
Hardcover, 305 pages
Published January 25th 2006 by Barnes and Noble (first published 2006)
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Lisa M.
Nov 10, 2014 Lisa M. rated it liked it
I have always been (and probably will always be) a huge fan of "unsolved mysteries." While I definitely have my favorites, and my favorite type of mysteries, I love these types of books. This was on sale for cheap at my local used book store, so I figured, why not?

The mysteries in this book are organized by type. I really liked the different types that were used; some of them were unique and are not always covered in other books. (I felt that this organizational tool could have been used better
Kaine Andrews
Apr 25, 2016 Kaine Andrews rated it liked it
Not much to say on this one. It was an amusing read, but overall probably not all that exciting to folks like myself - who keep a running mental catalogue of "weird tales" and conspiracy theories - though folks just dipping their toe in the water or wanting a quick and entertaining series of snapshots of weirdness would probably get something good out of it.

One nagging complaint that does dent the score is the edit job; there's multiple misplaced or misspelled words, more than one instance of re
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