Celebrated for discovering the world's most unusual oddities, Ripley's Believe It Or Not uncovers it's fourth collection or weird, wacky facts from around the globe.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! ® The Remarkable... Revealed is the latest oversized hardcover book filled with hundreds of astonishing, true-to-life tales about eccentric people, unbelievable places and remarkable creatures unlike any seen before.
Packed with striking colour and archival black-and-white photographs that will thoroughly surprise - you won't believe your eyes when The Remarkable is Revealed.
What can I say, when I was told there was another Ripley's book to review I just couldn't get my hands on it fast enough.
If you can't already tell I love the Ripley series of books and this one is no exception. I greedily devoured this one from cover to cover in no time flat, and was already halfway through my second, more thorough reading when I remembered I was meant to be reviewing it. So back to the beginning again, but this time with notepad and pen in hand.
Once again it is delightful to see New Zealand being mentioned in a book of this type. Like it's predecessors the things contained within the covers of this book and many, varied and wonderfully weird and wacky and in some places a wee bit gross, but still a very entertaining and enlightening read.
This volume covers many area, such as the Weird World, Curious Creations, Incredible Animals, Unusual Tales, and even a section called Over the Top which is well and truly filled with Over the Top stories.
Random listing from 'Books'...
The Shadow Cell Experiments: Turning children into biological weapons.
The disappearance of former handler and lover Megan Winslow strikes hard at Wade Hanna's soul. He tenaciously digs into covert operations and learns that Megan is in mortal danger.
The secret laboratory she has penetrated is conducting experiments on orphans to revive a Nazi effort to modify cell structures and turn innocent children into weaponised ... more...
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