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Description - The Book of the Bizarre by Varla Ventura

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.

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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

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