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Voynich Manuscript

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Voynich manuscript. Wilfrid Michael Voynich, Manuscript, Constructed script, Asemic writing, Book of Soyga, Codex Seraphinianus, European Voynich Alphabet, False document, Fictional language, Rohonc Codex, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Facsimile, History of the alphabet
Paperback, 74 pages
Published September 21st 2009 by Alphascript Publishing (first published 1438)
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The Voynich Manuscript is a thrilling roller-coaster ride through the lives and loves of Jeb and Pants, two teenage boys in the 15th century struggling to understand the word as seen through a microscope with the assistance of seven comedy nymphs.

Presented in a choose-your-own-adventure format, the story of Jeb and Pants is touching and filled with fraternal warmth, with the older, wiser twin Jeb caring deeply for his seconds-younger brother who was dropped on his head as a child. There is a dar...more
Nathan "N.R." Gaddis
Apr 16, 2013 Nathan "N.R." Gaddis marked it as i-want-money
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Some people confuse the Voynich Manuscript with Finnegans Wake. One of them is decipherable. The other is not.

Here's the latest, if you will:
No-one who has read this marvellous text could possibly fail to be captivated by its thesis and convinced by its arguments. Diego Almodovar, in his encyclopaedic critical survey of unread and undiscovered texts, Scriptorium Incognitum, devotes an entire chapter to the Voynich Manuscript, following what he calls the 'golden thread of induction' that runs through, and ties together, the various sections that modern scholars have dubbed 'astrological', 'cosmological' and 'biological'; he claims tha...more
Marts  (Thinker)
I actually read an online version of this, well thats if one can say that they 'read' the book at all. The Voynich Manuscript is a yet to be deciphered text containing unusual images of all sorts. The manuscript was named after Wilfrid Voynich, a Polish-American antique bookseller who acquired it around 1912.Its subject matter encompasses astronomy, botany, biology and a myriad of other drawings with text...
Brilliant prose, and adequate artwork. All of the secrets of the universe are revealed in these page.
Of course, I use the term "read" loosely.
Brandon Dalo
I had heard about the Voynich Manuscript a few different times...the most recent being on a podcast. It seemed very interesting, so I finally got a chance to look it over today. I "read" it in one sitting, as no one knows how to decipher its text. Although I found the book very mysterious and thus interesting, I was a little disappointed at what was actually inside this manuscript. Most of the manuscript is just pictures of different plants with text around them. The art is okay, but not amazing...more
I had high hopes for this one, but the graphics are on the kindergarten level... (and that was at the peak of the illumination artistry) Of course alchemists never excelled at drawing, god knows that, but even 3rd grade school kids know how to hold a watercolor brush and keep the line straight.

So if the text is of the matching quality, then it is a waste of time to decipher it whatsoever. Just leave it alone.
Susan Mills
FUN BOOK;a brain puzzle.

This CODEX is priceless and entertaining. You will be amazed. You may be the reader who cracks the mysterious code. Good overall photo quality. It is worth buying this book. Internet copies are not as good
Even though no one knows what it actually means, the manuscript's intriguing nature and its classification as a historical enigma is the reason it deserves 5 stars.
interesting, from what I've read the words have never been deciphered but the number system has been so its an interesting thing to look through
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Riker Mcduffy
Cannot be translated and all half logical theories have been dismissed with the new discovery of the year the book was fabricated 1485
Bizzare and open-ended.
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