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The Brimstone Deceit An In-Depth Examination

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I've seen this book title pop up a few times now in my meanderings. It sounds interesting...

The Brimstone Deceit, An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, and Monstrous Miasmas: Joshua Cutchin

 

From Mysterious Universe:

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Available right now is the new book from Joshua Cutchin, The Brimstone Deceit. Its subtitle: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, and Monstrous Miasmas. You may recall that in May 2015 I reviewed Josh’s previous book, A Trojan Feast. You can find the review here. In many ways, the two books are of a similar nature. Whereas A Trojan Feast was focused on the connections between Fortean phenomena, strange entities and food, Josh’s new book revolves around odors and the world of the unexplained.

Before I tell you what this new title from Anomalist Books is about, it’s important I explain what it’s specifically not about. This is not a book about how Bigfoot stinks to high heaven because it lives in the woods and never bathes. Nor is it a study of alien halitosis. Rather, this is a fascinating 445-pages-long book on how certain, specific odors play significant roles in countless paranormal events and incidents. Josh’s work makes it very clear that numerous supernatural phenomena of the kind that many would suggest have no connection to each other, are, in reality, connected to incredible and deep degrees. In that sense, Josh goes down the path taken by John Keel, who came to believe that the many and varied unknown “things” which intrude upon our world are somehow all part and parcel of something bigger, something interconnected.

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/02/the-brimstone-deceit-reviewed/

If folks have the whopping hour and a half to listen to a full interview with the author about the book:

 

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