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The Book Of The Bizarre

Author : Varla Ventura
ISBN : 9781609250539
Genre : Reference
File Size : 20.60 MB
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Did you know duck dander is hallucinogenic? Or that Katherine Hepburn had a phobia of dirty hair? Have you ever wondered about the Magickal Skull of Doom or contemplated the mysterious Transylvanian Tablets? The Book of the Bizarre is a veritable treasure trove of startling and strangerthanfiction trivia that spans history, continents, even worlds. Never before have so many truly frightful facts been gathered together in one place. Teeming with the strange, the shocking, and the downright fantastic, The Book of the Bizarre's thirteen chapters include: Something Wicked: Mysterious Objects & Haunted Homes, Tender Murderers and Malevolent Males: Killingly Good Tales of Terror, and Morbid Writers and Tortured Artists: From Edgar Allan Poe to Vincent Van Gogh. Terrifying topics range from Corpses on Campus to Strange Rock and Roll Stories to Medical Maladies, Conspiracy Theories, Superstitions, Hexes, and even UFO's. The Book of the Bizarre is designed for the depraved, outlandish enough for the eccentric, and freaky enough for even the hardest trivia nut.
Category: Reference
The Strangest Books in the Bible
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Jerry Gladson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

The Strangest Books in the Bible presents for the general reader and the Christian pulpit the five biblical books: Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther. These books are among the most neglected literature in the Bible for Christians. In the Hebrew Bible, they are gathered in a minor
Ruminations, Volume 2, Dawns and Departures
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Eric v.d. Luft
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-21 - Publisher: Gegensatz Press

Essays and other short works on Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, socialism, Stirner, Feuerbach, Karl Schmidt, art, religion, popular music, suicide, games, humor, and general culture.
Orange Proverbs and Purple Parables
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: W. R. Brookman
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-18 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

In the words of Saint Augustine, the Bible is long, complicated, and difficult to read. Orange Proverbs & Purple Parables is a book about reading the Bible. How does one become a more spiritually discerning and critically appreciative reader of the Holy Scriptures? What does it take to become a
The Pleasures of Reading: A Booklover's Alphabet
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-27 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Based on years of ground-breaking research, this book supplies a look at the unique relationship between each text and the individual reader that results in a satisfying, pleasurable, and even life-changing reading experience. • Supplies succinct, authoritative, and readable accounts on a wide range of genre literature and explains why
The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators
Language: en
Pages: 564
Authors: Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy,