Strangest of All

Strangest of All These stories and many are sure to intrigue you They are on the record living proof that the age of mystery never ends

  • Title: Strangest of All
  • Author: Frank Edwards
  • ISBN: 9780821625040
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • These stories and many are sure to intrigue you They are on the record living proof that the age of mystery never ends.

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    1. I have recently been reminded of these books ("these" meaning Frank Edwards' "Strange" books Stranger Than Science, Strange World and this one). When I was young (my mid teens 14, 15, 16 and beyond) I got into the these and for years afterward read every strange but true book I could get hold of. So, do stories of strange disappearances, unexplained sightings, and spooky paranormal accounts pique your interest? In this book you'll find fulfilled prophecies, unexplainable events, and so on. There [...]

    2. A very standard book of "the unexplained" by radio host and ufologist Frank Edwards. In fact many of the "mysteries" he wrote about were pretty well resolved in the 1950s when he was writing, and others are thinly sourced and reported so sensationally they are totally unconvincing. Sort of a poor man's Charles Fort, the author makes vague suggestions that some of his mysteries are tied to aliens, the supernatural, or unknown phenomena, but without any of the humor of Fort. The chapters on some n [...]

    3. For a collection of odd facts, written before the Internet existed it was really interesting. It made searching for updates to the original stories intriguing. It includes a perspective on how humankind may have evolved.

    4. I snapped up all the books by radio host Frank Edwards when I came upon them. They're basically contemporary Fortreanism, albeit less original (Fort went to newspaper clippings) and more pre-digested than their model. Still, they were fascinating, forming a patchwork of "knowledge" of the weird and anomalous which has served me well in later years.

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