The Book of the Bizarre
Freaky Facts and Strange Stories
By (author) Varla Ventura
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Book of the Bizarre by Varla Ventura
Book DescriptionDid 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 stranger-than-fiction 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 and 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 UFOs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781578634378
(178mm x 127mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Varla Ventura
Among the Mermaids, Paperback (July 2013)
AMONG THE MERMAIDS is an enchanting collection of classic stories, facts and tales of mermaids from around the world that will thrill every lover of this romanticised mythological creature.
Beyond Bizarre, Paperback (September 2010)
The sequel to the best-selling The Book of the Bizarre, Beyond Bizarre offers up scores of new freaky facts, terrifying trivia, and stranger-than-fiction stories.
Wild Women Talk About Love, Paperback (December 2006)» View all books by Varla Ventura
Features chapters that include; "Love is Fabulous," "Love is a Pain," "Love Lost,' "Are Men Really Necessary," and cover sex, personal ads, blind dates, break ups, weddings, and the prerequisites for the perfect kiss. This work offers sidebars that include "Size Matters," and "Weepiest Romantic Movies Ever."
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