Albert Jack's Ten-Minute Mysteries
The World's Secrets Explained, from the Real Loch Ness Monster to Who Killed Marilyn Monroe
From the Bermuda Triangle to Big Foot, the world's mysteries hilariously explained, explored and debunked in ten minutes flat
Albert Jack now turns his attention to the mysteries that have haunted us throughout history. Albert Jack's Ten Minute Mysteries cleverly combines his research with riveting stories and hilarious observations.
All life's most perplexing questions answered: UFOs, Crop Circles and Alien invasions. Where isthe Mona Lisa? (clue: it's not in the Louvre) - Is the Loch Ness Monster really a circus elephant? - Will the real Paul McCartney please stand up? - What happened to the Mary Celeste? - Who killed Marilyn Monroe? - What was Agatha Christie'sown mystery? - Who was Jack the Ripper? and many, many more.
With enough entertaining information to fuel hundreds of pub conversations, fascinating illustrations and all kinds of discoveries to surprise even the most expert conspiracy theorist , Albert Jack's Ten Minute Mysteries is the perfect present for anybody who's ever wondered why . . .
Albert Jack has become something of a publishing phenomenon - with his huge bestsellers Red Herrings and White Elephants and Shaggy Dogs and Black Sheep clocking up hundreds of thousands of sales. He lives in Guildford and divides his time between fast living and slow horses, neat vodka and untidy pubs. But he still manages to squeeze in some sleuthing - and now he has turned his detective skills to solving the unexplained.
Pub Date: October, 2007
Format: 216 x 135mm hb
Illustrations: 40 b/w integrated illustrations
US rights: Penguin UK
Translation Rights: Penguin UK
Film Rights: Crymotion Ltd
Serial Rights: Penguin UK