Strangest & Mysterious Books In The World!!!

Tejal Kendre
Aug 03, 2019   •  44 views

Books make us laugh, cry, and scream in frustration. But some books are just plain confusing. They’re not trying to tell stories, but instead are trying to send some kind of message about the unexplained, extraterrestrial, or even divine. Some books are written for indecipherable reasons known only to their authors.

Here are five books that will leave you wondering for the rest of your life just what their authors were trying to convey & what is the logic behind that mysterious pictures & language of books.

The Story Of The Vivian Girls

The Henry Darger is an author of this book. He was working as a janitor in downtown Chicago, nobody knew that he was secretly writing one of the most bizarre and intricate storybooks of all time. When he died in 1973, Darger’s landlord discovered a 15,000-page manuscript entitled The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal. Actually, No one really knows that how much time taken by Darger to complete this book. He lived in the same cramped, single-room apartment for over 46 years, and he never spoke a word of his lifelong dream to anybody. This shows that he is completely different from others.

The story is divided into three parts. In the first part seven princesses in an Edwardian fantasy world who help to start a rebellion of slave children against their master. In addition to this work, two other lengthy tomes were also found. The second part of this story is "CRAZY HOUSE: Further adventures in Chicago" in this he wrote the continued story of that 7 princesses, removing them from their fantasy world and placing them in Chicago in 1939. The final part of the book "THE HISTORY OF MY LIFE" is an 8 volume series that only spends 206 pages on the writer, before spending the next 4,672 pages in the book are about a tornado called “Sweetie Pie”.

Codex Seraphinianus

This book is published in 1981, this is also known as the illustrated encyclopedia of an imaginary world, This book is created by the Italian artist, architect, and industrial designer Luigi Serafini from 1976 to 1978. The book has approximately 360 pages which are written in a cipher alphabet, which is an imaginary language.

The book is about surreal parodies of things in the real world: bleeding fruit; a plant that grows into roughly the shape of a chair and is subsequently made into one; a lovemaking couple that metamorphoses into an alligator; etc. This book is odd, apparently senseless machines, often with a delicate appearance, kept together by tiny filaments. There are illustrations about recognizable human faces. On the other hand, In the physics chapter, many images look almost completely abstract. All the figures in the book are brightly colored and rich in detail. I think this book shows a correlation between humanity, thought process, straggle in survival and our life with the help of some strange pictures. Some philosopher told that This book is based on philosophy & psychology which is explained with the help of drawings, which shows some symbolic language also.

In 2009, there is a talk at Oxford University in which Serafini claimed there was no real meaning in the text of the book, which was written in a process resembling automatic writing. Of course, some might think that there is some purpose behind this book.

The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich manuscript is a book which included codex hand-written in an unknown writing system. The book has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century and it may have been composed in Northern Italy during the Italian Renaissance. The book is named after Wilfrid Voynich, a Polish book dealer who purchased it in 1912.

Some pages from this book are missing, but still, 240 pages are remaining. The text in this book is written from left to right, and most of the pages are filled with illustrations or diagrams. Some pages are foldable sheets. This book has the undecipherable text accompanying the plants and the many astronomical and astrological charts, as well as numerous female nudes which allude to some kind of reproductive processes, judging by their swollen bellies and interaction with interconnected tubes and capsules. Also present are over 100 drawings of a possibly medicinal variety of herbs and roots in various jars. Some scientists claim based on pictures mentioned in the book that, maybe this book is based on research in biotechnology.

Perhaps this, some kind of book of medicine from a galaxy far far away. This book has been studied by scores of professional codebreakers who have come up with nothing.

The Book of Soyga

In 16th century treatise on magic was last owned by Elizabethan scholar John Dee. The book disappeared for several centuries before turning up in 1994 at the British Library. The book contains magic spells as well as teachings on astrology, demonology, and names and genealogies of angels. There are 18 pages of random letters that have yet to be deciphered.

John Dee went so far as to enlist a medium so he could have a conversation with the archangel Uriel about what the book meant. While some of the books that are written in Latin appears to have meaning, there are over 40,000 letters arranged strangely in 36 tables that appear to be some kind of code.

Supposedly, if you figure out the code, you will die within two and a half years.

The Rohonc Codex

Rohonc Codex is the book which is written by an unknown author, in an unknown language and in an unknown writing system, which is found in Hungary in the early 19th century. The book’s origin and the meaning have been investigated by many scholars and amateurs but till today we didn't get any definitive.

This manuscript of Rohonc codex has been surfaced in the 19th century in Hungary and has puzzled for the people since. There is possibility that origin of manuscript of this book may be belongs to India, Sumeria or ancient Hungary. Because All those countries have gone through the golden historical era, they have different traditions & different cultures, so maybe someone wrote about the preparation of Wars at ancient times or security system of that area or something like that, But until we crack the code, we won’t really know.

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