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eBook Arthur C.Clarke's Mysterious World epub
  • ISBN: 0002174243
  • Author: Simon Welfare
  • Genre: Religion
  • Subcategory: Occult & Paranormal
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; New edition edition (April 25, 1985)
  • Pages: 218 pages
  • ePUB size: 1760 kb
  • FB2 size 1885 kb
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Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World is a thirteen-part British television series looking at unexplained phenomena from around the world. It was produced by Yorkshire Television for the ITV network and first broadcast in September 1980.

Arthur C. Each program is introduced and book-ended by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke in short sequences filmed in Sri Lanka. The bulk of the episodes are narrated by Gordon Honeycombe. Clarke's Mysterious World book. Under his direction, Simon Welfare and John Fairley travelled five continents interviewing witnesses of strange and unexplained phenomena. Beyond the world we can quantify, classify and. They talked to men and women who had seen monsters from the depths of Beyond the world we can quantify, classify and analyse there is another, more mysterious world. In this book Arthur C Clarke investigates this supra-scientific world. Clarke's mysterious world. by. Welfare, Simon; Fairley, John, 1940- joint author. Based on a British television series called Arthur C. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Arthur C Clarke's Mysterious World Paperback – 15 Feb 1982. C. Clarke investigates this super scientific world. Under his direction, Simon Welfare and John Fairley travelled five continents interviewing witnesses of strange and unexplained phenomena

Arthur C Clarke's Mysterious World Paperback – 15 Feb 1982. Simon Welfare (Author). They talked to men and women who had seen monsters from the depths of the oceans and lakes, had been showered by frogs and fishes and had watched 'unidentified flying objects' crossing the night ssky in brilliant light; they talked to explorers and mountain people who had seen the yeti, the abominable snowman and his cousin 'bigfoot'.

Authors John Fairley and Simon Welfare lead the reader on a thoroughly interesting investigation into all of these incredible phenomena and more. To each case Sir Arthur C. Clarke also offers his own analysis, full of the wit and intelligence that are his trademark. As he states in the introduction, "The Universe is such a strange and wonderful place that reality will always outrun the wildest imagination. The best of the many intriguing mysteries recounted in the popular, long-running television series Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World and Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers are here collected in one fascinating volume.

Simon Welfare & John Fairley. Download PDF book format. Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008. Uniform Title: Arthur C. Clarke's mysterious world (Television program). Choose file format of this book to download: pdf chm txt rtf doc. Download this format book. Arthur C. Clarke's mysterious world Simon Welfare & John Fairley. Book's title: Arthur C. Library of Congress Control Number: 80150796. Rubrics: Curiosities and wonders. Download now Arthur C. Download DOC book format. Clarke has long been considered the greatest science fiction writer of all time. He was an international treasure in many other ways, including the fact that a 1945 article by him led to the invention of satellite technology. Future Histories (Award-winning Science Fiction Writers Predict Twenty Tomorrows for Communications). Gregory Benford, Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter.

Home Arthur C. Clarke The Hammer of Go. Clarke The Hammer of God. Home. The hammer of god, . 6. The Tunguska event of 1908 was featured in the TV series Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World, and a detailed discussion, with photographs and maps, will be found in Chapter 9 ( The Great Siberian Explosion ) of the book by Simon Welfare and John Fairley. My coauthor Gregory Benford (Beyond the Fall of Night) has just reminded me of the novel he and William Rotsler wrote on the theme of asteroid deflection-Shiva Descending (1980).

In 1980, Book Club Associates published a hardcover book with the same name, authored by Simon Welfare and John .

In 1980, Book Club Associates published a hardcover book with the same name, authored by Simon Welfare and John Fairley, where the contents of the show were further explored. It featured an introduction written by Clarke as well as his remarks at the end of each chapter or topic. In 1985, a paperback of this book was released by HarperCollins Publishers. The series was followed by Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers in 1985 and Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe in 1994.

Author:Fairley, John. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard.

Comments: (6)
Aloo
I purchased this book, because I had it when I was a kid. I wasn't sure that I still had mine, so I thought I'd get another and was overjoyed to find it. Me and my dad used to go thru this and talk about the mysteries of the world. My favorite was the Loch Ness monster and my dad liked bigfoot. This book has sparked a life long interest in the paranormal.
Xtani
I have not yet read this book, but I like this subject. So I'm sure I will like it.
Grillador
good product good service
Fearlessrunner
For me, this book was an introduction to many a strange thing, and to a better approach to the paranormal. For this book is neither a smug debunking of the kind that Carl Sagan or Richard Dawkins are so keen on, or the sensationalised tabloid trash of the kind you get repeated continually on cable TV...

The book's attitude is summed up in the afterword by Arthur C. Clarke (who as some have cleverly deduced, didn't write this book) - some phenomena are much more plausible than others. This is a good thing, as all too often, there is a black and white approach, which seems to think that all of the so called paranormal is either real (to anyone with an "open mind") or the province of the gullible and ridiculous. So he says, quite rightly, that there's a better chance of "monsters" living in the deep ocean than in smaller lakes and lochs, which can be searched extensively.

My favourite chapter by far, is the one on Tunguska Explosion. This is something everyone should read. Here you've got a genuine mystery, and it is published with some excellent pictures from the original expedition, interviews with the surviving members etc. The bits about ball lightning and sea monsters are superb. Some of the pieces have been debunked since, unfortunately, but at the same time, plenty of things have emerged since - for example, Roswell and Area 51 were not the big legends in the early 80s that they are now.

Anyone who is looking for stuff on telepathy, poltergeists, ghosts etc will be disappointed. This is to be found in the sequel "World of Strange Powers".

It's great to read a book like this - it talks about the odd things in our world, without getting stupid or trashy. Other authors on the paranormal would do well to learn from it.
Otrytrerl
i was young when i saw this book between my brothers books.just inspecting it and afterwards readind it over and over at a time when books were scarce and the topics a little 'curious' but what amazed me more was mr clarke's scientific and objective approach even to unknown.now i wish my children could read it and travel to many parts of the world with those questions in their mind.in fact as long as we can ask why,how etc. our development will continue...
Qiahmagha
a rather dull book full of lots of big pictures that take up too much space. Only interesting if you know absolutely nothing about the topic. I bought it, wish I hadn't.

Most interesting chapter was the one about Loch Ness, mostly because of the nice photos, but that's it. Oh and, Mr. Clarke believes Nessie exists on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Oh really? How's that for a scientific book!

Trust me, this book really ain't that good.
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