Redemption of the Damned: Vol. 1: Aerial Phenomena, A Centennial Re-evaluation of Charles Fort's 'Book of the Damned'

Redemption of the Damned: Vol. 1: Aerial Phenomena, A Centennial Re-evaluation of Charles Fort's 'Book of the Damned'

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949501070
Publisher: Anomalist Books
Publication date: 04/04/2019
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

Foreword by Bob Rickard vii

Introduction 1

1. Celestial Vandals and a Swarm of Brown Bubbles 7

2. The “Terrible Something” 31

3. Swarms Crossing the Sun, and Weird Fireballs 41

4. Squid Boats and Poplar Seeds 51

5. Dharamsala to Durham 69

6. A Ghost, Professor Coffin, and a Plague of Locusts 81

7. A Ring for “The Lady” 89

8. Mystery Lights Baffle A Diplomat and an Astronomer 111

9. Two Tornadoes and Two Telescopic Hosts 121

10. From Wales to Brazil and Back 141

11. Antipodal Mysteries: Western Australia and Jersey City 153

12. Of Cranes and Candle Balloons 169

13. Mr. Maunder’s “Zeppelin” and a Star in Daylight 181

14. More Multitudes Swarm Over the Sun 189

15. Steel and Glass: Reflections on Krakatoa 209

16. A Bermuda Derelict and More Balls of Fire 227

17. Of Bats, Beams, and Birds 241

18. Korean Light Show: Conundrum or Chimera? 253

19. Giant Wheels and Flatfish in the Sky 283

20. Trains, Moons and Balloons 291

21. A Summer of Red Rainbows 315

22. “... below the clouds and travelling fast” 329

23. Strange Storms: The Bishop’s “torpedo” 353

24. A Vanishing Star and The Crow on the Moon 373

25. The Splendid Aeroplane, a Fleet of Airships, and Triangles in the Clouds 377

26. A Mystery Comet and the Transparent Dirigible 389

Conclusion 398

Case index 401

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