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The Secret Societies Bible: The Definitive Guide to Mysterious Organizations

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The definitive guide to those mysterious organizations that operate in secrecy.

The incredible popularity of the Da Vinci Code books and films, and their imitators, has revealed the ongoing fascination with secret societies.

"The Secret Societies Bible" reveals the hidden facts behind the world's most mysterious organizations. Fully illustrated with rarely published photogra
Paperback, 400 pages
Published August 26th 2010 by Firefly Books
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great wide-ranging book, although it would probably be fair to characterize it as freemasons, anti-freemasons, and kooks. Enormous amount of material, written fairly engagingly, like a text-heavy birdwatching book.
this is a list of "secret" societies but there is not much information, just history, and NO secrets.
I was expecting this to be a rather silly overview that relied more on the accompanying pictures and some half-tested rumours, than on solid facts. I was wrong. Levy writes with a sound knowledge of his subject and the text might very well stand by itself, without the aid of the colourful layout.

Though brief, the book offers a good insight in truth and fiction about secret societies, and also in the mechanisms of myth making that surround many occult groups. Sometimes rumours are spread by the e
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Joel Levy is a writer and journalist specializing in science and history. He is the author of over a dozen books, including The Little Book of Conspiracies and Scientific Feuds: From Galileo to the Human Genome Project. PHOBIAPEDIA is his first book for children.
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