This scholarly exploration of the borderlands between science and fantasy features four complete works by the redoubtable Charle Fort (1874-1932): The Book of the Damned, Lo!, Wild Talents, and New Lands. All concern the bizarre phenomena unexplained by traditional science: flying saucers, telekinesis, sudden showers of fish from the sky, stigmata, poltergeists, and spontaneous combustion.The girl had been sent back to the orphan asylum, from which she had been adopted, because the fires had been attributed to her ... The reporter asked Mrs. Dawson whether the girl had any knowledge of chemistry. According to him, the answer was that this little girl, aged 14, who had been brought up in an orphan asylum, was ... Since about his 12th. birthday, fires had often broken out, in his presence.
|Title||:||The Complete Books of Charles Fort|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2013-04-15|