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- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27
Taking the most famous 'prophet' of recent times, David Koresh, as a starting point, this is an analytical look at the troubled history of charlatan messiahs around the world. But Koresh was neither the first, nor the most excessive, nor even the most misguided, and Colin Wilson looks at cult leaders from the early days of Christianity through, among... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.68
Colin Wilson is the bete-noir of the Oxbridge literary establishment. He never went to university, let alone Oxbridge, yet wrote The Outsider, a brilliant account of the pain of being alive today, when he was just twenty-four. It sold millions of copies around the world, and he was acclaimed as one of the leading intellectuals of the age, finding a... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 17.60
Peter Sutcliffe (the Yorkshire Ripper), Dennis Nilsen (the Muswell Hill murders), John Christie (the Rillington Place killer), John Haigh (the acid bath murders), the Kray Twins, Donald Neilson (the Black Panther), Jeremy Bamber (the Essex farm murders), Albert Desalvo (the Boston Strangler) this book analyses 20 high-profile murder cases that... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 9.86
Alien Dawn is the most comprehensive bird's eye view of the subject ever undertaken, and the conclusions Wilson draws are of overwhelming significance to us all. Here Wilson describes what he found as he set out to piece together this vast, complex jigsaw puzzle, whose components include poltergeists, lake monsters, ancient folklore, time slips, out-of-body... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
Inspired by the revelation that the Sphinx had been weathered by water and not by wind-blown sand and was, therefore, thousands of years older than the oldest civilisation known to man, Colin Wilson sets out to explore the remote depths of history. The compelling argument of this bestselling book is that, thousands of years before Ancient Egypt and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00
Is the near-death experience a defense mechanism of the brain or have people actually been on the threshold of another world? Colin Wilson assesses the evidence that includies mediumship, paranormal activity, spirit sightings, and spirit communications. Above all, he includes the striking case histories of people who claim to have "died, " and... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99
Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers: How does someone become a serial killer? How do they choose their victims, and why do they not feel remorse? How are they caught? Wilson interviews... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 0.99
Dangerous madmen or divinely inspired prophets? From murdering religious sects like the Assassins and the Thugs, to the orgies of the little known Khlysty and the self-mutilations of the Skloptzi; including modern day killers like the vicious Manson Family and the violent racism of the Ku Klux Klan - this book shows how cults and fanatics had such... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 4.99
Now available in one tremendous volume is a compelling and remarkable history spanning over two thousand years of the greatest unsolved mysteries known to mankind, including: Atlantis ? the Bermuda Triangle ? Bigfoot ? crop circles ? crystal skulls ? the Holy Shroud of Turin ? the Hope Diamond and other cursed jewels ? the mystery of the Mary Celeste... more...