The Fortean Collection: The Five Surviving Books of Charles Fort
ISBN: 1612030572
EAN13: 9781612030579
Language: English
Pages: 882
Dimensions: 1.9" H x 9.2" L x 7.5" W
Weight: 3.31 lbs.
Format: Paperback

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The Fortean Collection is comprised of all five existing books by Charles Fort, THE BOK OF THE DAMNED, NEW LANDS, LO , WILD TALENTS, and his only novel THE OUTCAST MANUFACTURERS. The Outcast Manufacturers is the only published novel by Charles Fort. Fort wrote ten novels, though only one, The Outcast Manufacturers was published in 1909 and was later serialized in the American edition of Pearson's Magazine. Only five chapters were published in Pearson's. The Book of the Damned deals with various types of anomalous phenomena including UFOs, strange falls of both organic and inorganic materials from the sky, odd weather patterns, the possible existence of creatures generally held to be mythological, disappearances of people under strange circumstances, and many other phenomena, the book is historically considered to be the first written in the specific field of anomalistics. The title of the book referred to what he termed the damned data - data which had been damned, or excluded, by modern science because of its not conforming to accepted guidelines. Wild Talents recounts a wide variety of odd phenomena, Fort largely disregards his previous teleportation theory. Rather than a vague Cosmic joker, as he postulated in his earlier books, the responsibility for these occurrences are freak powers that occur in the human mind, that cannot be naturally developed, but are there as a Read More chevron_right

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