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Secret Cities of Old South America
Monstrous beasts, lost worlds, vanished civilizations, Amazon warriors, even Atlantis and Noah s ark figure in this wondrous and rare book. Hard to find in print before now, this obscure 1952 work is an artifact itself, of the postwar fascination with all things mysterious, from flying saucers to ancient astronauts to the third eye. In this wildly entertaining and more ...more
Paperback, 488 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Cosimo Classics
(first published 1998)
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Even though this book is over 50 years old, the stories Wilkins tells about South America are mesmerizing. He reveals countless stories about local legends, mysterious lost civilizations, women warriors, gigantic animals, death in the jungle and many others.