The Eccentropedia (Paperback Edition)
The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived
152mm x 229
|The most comprehensive book on eccentrics ever published. Everyone from George ADAMSKI, ufo contactee, to Nicolas ZUNIGA Y MIRANDA, self-professed ‘President of Mexico’. Entries include both the contemporary (Michael JACKSON) and the less familiar (Martin VAN BUTCHELL, dentist). |
"I am a one-man Disneyland." - Liberace
An A-Z of eccentrics! 266 true stories of the most original and outrageous people on earth, from bad poets to transsexual evolutionary theorists this encyclopedic guide covering ancient times to the present, includes reams of material never seen in book form before.
Famous eccentrics like King Ludwig, Salvador Dalí and Howard Hughes rub shoulders with a host of lesser-known, but equally colorful, characters in these - mostly - life-affirming stories. There are unsuspected parallels and connections throughout creating an alternative, off-kilter history of the world.
Line art illustrations by Glenn Smith.
A collector's item hardback with dust jacket.
Table of contents
The Eccentropedia A to Z.
About this book.
"I let my mountain do my talking." - Leonard Knight