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Description - The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort

Welcome to a record of the damned. 'By damned,' wrote Charles Fort in 1919, 'I mean the excluded. We shall have a procession of the data that Science has excluded.'

Fort's record of the unknown was one of the first to expose us to visitors from space, monsters, poltergeists, and floating islands. Frogs fall from the sky. Mysterious airships take flight in an age before the airplane. People disappear, reappear, and spontaneously combust.

This stand-alone, handsome edition exposes today's readers to the core work of Fort's extraordinary career-in which he pushed us to ask- What is out there?

'To me no one in the world has suggested the underlying depths and mysteries and possibilities as has Fort. To me he is simply stupendous.' Theodore Dreiser

'Theenfant terribleof science.' The New York Times

'The Book of the Damnedwhispered that there was something very wrong with how we thought about the world. Fort deliberately pushed his 'damned facts' on his readers, insisting that science had constructed its convenienttheories only by ignoring those facts that gave us trouble.' Jim Steinmeyer, authorCharles Fort- The Man Who Invented the Supernatural

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781101983249
ISBN-10: 1101983248
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Tarcher/Putnam,US
Publisher: Tarcher/Putnam,US
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles Fort

Born in Albany, New York, on August 6, 1874, Charles Fort made his life's work the study of unexplained phenomena. Fort's name was made into an adjective-fortean-to describe strange phenomena. A lasting influence on the evolution of science fiction as well as science, Fort stands as one of the most fascinating and polarising figures in all of Americana.

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