46th out of 94 books — 7 voters
The X-Files: Book of the Unexplained, Volume II (X-Files Book of the Unexplained #2)
by Jane Goldman
An exploration of unexplained phenomena which have been used as the basis for episodes of the television series, "The X-Files". The mysteries incorporate UFOs, abduction, vampires, voodoo, spontaneous human combustion, genetic mysteries, ghosts, reincarnation and freaks of nature.
Published October 24th 1996 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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This pretty much follows on the same theme as the first volume - no real surprise there however that is its downfall in that - you can see if this book proved to be popular enough a whole series of them would follow chronicling not only the episodes but also the mysteries and thoughts behind the genesis of each episode. With that in mind the material feels more like an attempt to milk the fame of the series more than discuss the ideas of each storyline. Now it maybe that the style has not change...more
Highly recommended for fans of the show. This is just a great compilation of information about real life people, happenings, and mysteries and how they inspired the show. It covers freaky people, Bermuda triangle, voodoo, witches, and more. I don't know how many times I have related the fascinating facts about witches and the real reason for their broom sticks.. and I got it all from this book.
Sep 27, 2011 Angela rated it 4 of 5 stars
Volume II was much better than Volume I -- written by the same person, however somehow the second volume handled the stories much more like I expected them to. The original basis for the stories that I remember...nice.