Albert Jack's Ten-minute Mysteries: The World's Secrets Explained, from the Real Loch Ness Monster to Who Killed Marilyn Monroe

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Penguin Books Limited, Oct 4, 2007 - Social Science - 368 pages
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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 is the 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's own 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...

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About the author (2007)

ALBERT JACK has become something of a publishing phenomenon ndash; 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 when divides his time between fast living and slow horses, neat vodka and untidy pubs. But he still manages to squeeze in some sleuthing ndash; and now he has turned his detective skills to solving the unexplainedhellip;

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