Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds

by Jerome Clark
Hidden Realms

We are taken to Lemuria by way of Mount Shasta, to Atlantis, to cities beneath the poles, and to the subterranean world: all secret places now below the sea, under the ice or, creepily, beneath our very feet. Loads of stuff, all elegantly presented too. Buy it.

Fortean Times

Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds comprises a masterful exploration of the ideational and experiential underpinnings of ufology, in another must-read contribution from one of the leading scholors of the field.—Thomas E. Bullard, Ph.D. in Folklore.

International UFO Reporter

The elements of fantasy all have basis in reality. "Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds" discusses the roots of many mythos and potential realities of the world, such as life within the solar systems, fairies in our world, lunar civilizations, and so much more. Offering accounts on many of these supposed real encounters, "Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds" serves as an endlessly fascinating and hard to put down read.

Midwest Book Review

Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds, by Jerome Clark (300 pages, June 2010), examines the intersection of myth and experience in this well-illustrated, engaging look at imaginary places that, at one time or another, seemed quite real to some people.

The Bookworm Sez

The secrets of mystical and legendary places--revealed .

. . Claims of supernatural realms, parallel worlds, and lost civilizations are put to the test in this well-researched guide to the unexplained. Firsthand accounts and historical documents are explored, and in-depth coverage is provided on the mysteries of imagination, culture, perception, consciousness, being, and more. Included are Richard S. Shaver's personal experience of hell--replete with demons and ghouls--modern and ancient accounts of fairyland, life on Mars, alien worlds, parallel universes, and mystery airships. Also examined are the supernatural myths surrounding Mount Shasta, which include accounts of telepathic Lemurians living on its slopes, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. More than 40 beliefs, doctrines, experiences, and places are described and explored in this truly comprehensive guide to the wacky, weird, and otherworldly.

About Jerome Clark

Jerome Clark is the prize-winning author of more than a dozen books, including Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds; Strange Skies: Pilot Encounters with UFOs; the multivolume UFO Encyclopedia; and Unnatural Phenomena. He serves on the board of the J. Allen Center for UFO Studies and is the coeditor of its magazine, International UFO Reporter. In 2008 he received the Dinsdale Award given by the Society of Scientific Exploration for significant contributions to the expansion of human understanding through the study of unexplained phenomena.


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  • ISBN: 9781578591756
  • PDF ISBN: 9781578593385
  • Kindle ISBN: 9781578593392
  • ePUB ISBN: 9781578593408
  • 352 pages
  • 352 pages in color
  • 100 drawings and illustrations
  • 6.8 x 9.7 paperback
  • $24.95 ($27.95 Can.)
  • Metaphysical

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