Book of the Bizarre by Varla Ventura
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Book of the Bizarre
By Varla Ventura

The Book of the Bizarre

Freaky Facts and Strange Stories

By (author) See other recent books by Varla Ventura
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $28.45
Your Price: $25.61 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.85! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.28 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Book of the Bizarre by Varla Ventura

Book Description

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 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.

Buy Book of the Bizarre book by Varla Ventura from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781578634378
ISBN-10: 1578634377
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 127mm x 30mm)
Pages: 304
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 by 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 by Varla Ventura 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 by Varla Ventura Wild Women Talk About Love, Paperback (December 2006)

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."

» View all books by Varla Ventura


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Book of the Bizarre book by Varla Ventura and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Varla Ventura close
Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Creatures of the Night by Varla Ventura
Among the Mermaids by Varla Ventura
Beyond Bizarre by Varla Ventura
Wild Women Talk About Love by Varla Ventura
» close