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Colin Wilson (1) (1931–2013)

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Colin Wilson was born on June 26, 1931 in Leicester, England. He attended a local technical school, where he did well in physics and chemistry, and left at 16 to work in a wool factory. Before becoming a writer, he worked as a laboratory assistant, tax clerk, laborer and hospital porter. His first visa mer book, The Outsider, was published in 1956 when he was 24 years old. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 works on a wide variety of subjects including philosophy, religion, occult and supernatural phenomenea, music, sex, crime and critical theory. His other works include Religion and the Rebel, The Age of Defeat, Ritual in the Dark, The Strength to Dream, Origins of the Sexual Impulse, The Occult, Alien Dawn, Dreaming to Some Purpose, The Angry Years: The Rise and Fall of the Angry Young Men, and Super Consciousness. His biographies include works on Bernard Shaw, David Lindsay, Herman Hesse, Wilhelm Reich, Jorge Luis Borges, Ken Russell, Rudolph Steiner, Aleister Crowley, and P. D. Ouspensky. Wilson died on December 5, 2013 at the age of 82. (Bowker Author Biography) Colin Wilson, author of such bestsellers as "The Outsider" & "The Occult", also writes on archaeology, astronomy, & cosmology. His recent book, "From Atlantis to the Sphinx", was a London "Times" bestseller. (Publisher Provided) visa färre
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Verk av Colin Wilson

Outsidern (1956) 1,199 exemplar
The Occult - A History (1971) 966 exemplar
The Mind Parasites (1967) 535 exemplar
Rymdens demoner (1976) 435 exemplar
The Philosopher's Stone (1969) 351 exemplar
From Atlantis to the Sphinx (1996) 233 exemplar
A Criminal History of Mankind (1984) 218 exemplar
Ritual in the Dark (1960) 211 exemplar
Beyond the Occult (1988) 195 exemplar
The Devil's Party (2000) 171 exemplar
Spider World: The Delta (1987) 157 exemplar
God of the Labyrinth (1970) 141 exemplar
The Mammoth Book of True Crime (1988) 141 exemplar
Spider World: The Tower (1987) 129 exemplar
Man Without a Shadow (1963) 123 exemplar
Afterlife (1985) 120 exemplar
The Glass Cage (1966) 119 exemplar
Religion and the Rebel (1957) 116 exemplar
Poetry and Mysticism (1969) 110 exemplar
Starseekers (1980) 109 exemplar
Beyond the Outsider (1965) 99 exemplar
Adrift in Soho (1961) 96 exemplar
The Books in My Life (1998) 88 exemplar
Witches (1981) 86 exemplar
The Essential Colin Wilson (1985) 82 exemplar
Världsberömda olösta brott (1992) 77 exemplar
The Directory of Possibilities (1981) 75 exemplar
Dreaming to Some Purpose (2004) 75 exemplar
Spider World: The Magician (1992) 75 exemplar
The Killer (1970) 75 exemplar
The Schoolgirl Murder Case (1974) 72 exemplar
A Casebook of Murder (1969) 71 exemplar
Encyclopaedia of Modern Murder (1983) 69 exemplar
Necessary Doubt (1964) 64 exemplar
Tree by Tolkien (1973) 62 exemplar
World Famous Cults & Fanatics (1992) 59 exemplar
History of Murder (1990) 59 exemplar
Access to Inner Worlds (1983) 58 exemplar
Frankenstein's Castle (1980) 57 exemplar
Psychic Detectives (1984) 57 exemplar
Strange Powers (1973) 54 exemplar
Mysterious Powers (1975) 50 exemplar
The Black Room (1971) 50 exemplar
The Personality Surgeon (1985) 49 exemplar
The Craft of the Novel (1975) 48 exemplar
Encyclopaedia of Murder (1961) 48 exemplar
The Quest for Wilhelm Reich (1981) 44 exemplar
Origins of the Sexual Impulse (1963) 42 exemplar
Världsberömda passionsdramer (1992) 41 exemplar
The Corpse Garden (1998) 40 exemplar
Spider World: Shadowland (2003) 39 exemplar
Men of Mystery (1977) 38 exemplar
The World of Violence (1963) 35 exemplar
World Famous Murders (1993) 34 exemplar
The Age of Defeat (1959) 33 exemplar
The Book of Time (1980) — Redaktör — 32 exemplar
Enigmas and Mysteries (1975) 30 exemplar
Serial Killer Investigations (2006) 28 exemplar
The Bicameral Critic (1985) 27 exemplar
Colin Wilson on music (1964) 26 exemplar
A Plague of Murder (1995) 26 exemplar
Serial Killers (2008) 26 exemplar
The Geller phenomenon (1975) 26 exemplar
Bernard Shaw: A Reassessment (1969) 24 exemplar
The Giant Book of True Crime (2006) 24 exemplar
World Famous Serial Killers (1992) 24 exemplar
True Ghost Stories (1994) 22 exemplar
Ufos and Aliens (Unexplained) (1997) 22 exemplar
The Janus Murder Case (1984) 20 exemplar
The Giant Book of the Unknown (1991) 18 exemplar
World Famous Scandals (1992) 16 exemplar
Book of Great Mysteries (1986) 14 exemplar
World Famous Gaslight Murder (1992) 14 exemplar
Ghosts and the Supernatural (1998) 13 exemplar
Unsolved Crimes (World Famous) (1992) 12 exemplar
The Return of the Lloigor (1969) 12 exemplar
A book of booze (1974) 11 exemplar
Scandal! : an encyclopaedia (1986) 10 exemplar
Psychic powers (1998) 10 exemplar
UFO'S (World famous) (1996) 10 exemplar
World Famous Villains (1994) 10 exemplar
The Magician from Siberia (1988) 10 exemplar
The Encyclopedia of True Crime (2005) — Författare — 8 exemplar
L'Amour : the ways of love (1970) 8 exemplar
WORLD FAMOUS TRUE CRIMES. (1995) 7 exemplar
Unsolved (World Famous) (1987) 6 exemplar
Westcountry mysteries (1985) 6 exemplar
Autobiographical Reflections (1988) 5 exemplar
Wilhelm Reich (1974) 5 exemplar
Mysteries of the mind (1978) 5 exemplar
Marx refuted : the verdict of history (1987) — Redaktör — 4 exemplar
Below The Iceberg (1988) 4 exemplar
Robberies (1994) 4 exemplar
The Musician As Outsider (1987) 3 exemplar
Catastrophes (World Famous) (1996) 3 exemplar
Onbewust en bovenbewust (1981) 2 exemplar
Marriage and London (1969) 2 exemplar
Openbaring en mysterie (1981) 1 exemplar
Mozart's Journey to Prague: Playscript (1992) — Författare — 1 exemplar
De schuldvraag (1964) 1 exemplar
serial murders (1995) 1 exemplar
Fremde unbekannte Mächte. (1982) 1 exemplar
Wired Spirits 1 exemplar
Fiction. 1917-1927 1 exemplar
Fiction 1928-1935 1 exemplar

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Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 982 exemplar
Jack Uppskäraren : fakta i målet (1975) — Inledning — 628 exemplar
The Gnostics (1987) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor362 exemplar
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos: Volume 2 (1971) — Bidragsgivare — 260 exemplar
Semiotext(e) SF (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 248 exemplar
Positive Magic: Occult Self-Help (1978) — Förord, vissa utgåvor238 exemplar
The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 204 exemplar
The Necronomicon: Or the Book of Dead Names (1978) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor146 exemplar
When the Sky Fell: In Search of Atlantis (1995) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor138 exemplar
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos (1969) — Författare — 137 exemplar
The Gates of Janus: Serial Killing and Its Analysis (2001) — Inledning — 118 exemplar
Tarot Revelations (1979) — Inledning — 115 exemplar
The Antarktos Cycle (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 104 exemplar
A Secret History of Consciousness (2003) — Förord — 93 exemplar
Witch Amongst Us: The Autobiography of a Witch (1979) — Förord, vissa utgåvor75 exemplar
Arthur and the Grail (1985) — Förord, vissa utgåvor66 exemplar
The people of the secret (1983) — Inledning — 64 exemplar
The Roots of Witchcraft (1973) — Förord, vissa utgåvor53 exemplar
Lifeforce [1985 film] (1994) — Original book — 48 exemplar
Unsolved! Classic True Murder Cases (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 40 exemplar
Sphinx (1988) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor40 exemplar
The Goblin Universe (1986) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor33 exemplar
Medusa : a Story of Mystery, and Ecstasy & Strange Horror (1946) — Inledning — 32 exemplar
Tales of the Uncanny (1983) — Bidragsgivare — 29 exemplar
Worlds Greatest Mysteries (1989) — Förord — 19 exemplar
Jack the Ripper: Light-Hearted Friend (1993) — Inledning — 18 exemplar
The Dark Gods (1980) — Förord, vissa utgåvor18 exemplar
The Magicians: Occult Stories (1972) — Inledning — 18 exemplar
De Cthulhu-mythologie : lovecraftiaanse verhalen (1974) — Bidragsgivare — 13 exemplar
The Arbor House Treasury of True Crime (1981) — Inledning — 3 exemplar
Colin Wilson's 'Outsider Cycle': A Guide for Students (2009) — Efterord — 2 exemplar
Gnostica News, Volumes 1 & 2 — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar

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The Outsider by Colin Wilson, A David Bowie Top 100 Read i 75 Books Challenge for 2016 (februari 2017)
Colin Wilson 1931-2013 i The Weird Tradition (december 2013)

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Ett typiskt barn av sin tid, ännu inga färgbilder, men fängslande ändå. Kan tyvärr inte tillräckligt om Arthurmyten för att dra några slutsatser om den historiska granskningen.
 
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Verk
217
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Medlemmar
12,215
Popularitet
#1,920
Betyg
½ 3.6
Recensioner
128
ISBN
846
Språk
22
Favoritmärkt
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