Strange Attractor Journal Two

Strange Attractor Journal Two

Edited by Mark Pilkington

A second helping of high strangeness from the acclaimed Strange Attractor anthology series.

Distributed for Strange Attractor Press




A second helping of high strangeness from the acclaimed Strange Attractor anthology series.

ContentsMy Travels with Münchausen Richard BurdettIn which the author deceives his friends on an adventure of the mind

Enter the Jaguar Mike JayDigging up the ancient psychedelic temple cults of Peru's Chavínde Huantar

School for Shamans JasonLouvOur intrepid young author braves Maoist rebels and astral collapse to learn the secrets of Nepalese sorcery

The Temple at the End of Time John RoweJerusalem's Temple Mount and its role in all our ends

Haunts of the Halifax Slasher Tim ChapmanA gentlemanly tour of the city's dark past

Admiral Byrd, Atlantis & the Hollow Earth Theo PaijmansA letter, a legend and a flight beyond the poles

Under Petticoat RuleAn anonymous manuscript reveals one boy's restrictive upbringing.Introduction by Peter Farrer & Cathy Ward

An Animist Manifesto Graham HarveyA call to arms. And antennae, branches, tentacles etc.

Dr Price's Final Transmutation Guy OgilvyHow the Royal Society found, then lost, the secrets of alchemy

Life from Earth: The Golem and Homunculi Gary LachmanThe mystical origins of artificial life. Photography by Maud Larsson

Robot Power, Robot Pride Ken HollingsHow the robot found its self

Should they Live: on the Use of Dead Babies Don MaderThe hidden meaning of a sinister 19th century religious print

Mould Art Discovered by Doug HarveyBeauty grows in unexpected places

The Court of Lust John BranstonWaldo Sabine: parapsychologist, poet, feminist, martyr

Sandoz in the Rain: The Life and Art of Wilfried SättyJohn Coulthart on a lost visionary hero of the psychedelic revolution

Boris Vian for Anglophones Doug SkinnerThe scandalous oeuvre of the man who shocked his world

Richard Jefferies and the Agitated Pool of LifeNeil Mortimer introduces this early, apocalyptic ecologist

Anagrams for Maya Deren Kevin JacksonArtist, film maker, voodoo priestess

Change in a Parallel World: CFRussell, Louis Culling and the Book of Changes Steve Moore presents an eccentric history and a new I Ching

Spirits of Place: Strange Encounters of an Anglican Kind Alan WalkerHow the Church of England answered The Exorcist

One More Nightmare calling… the Heathen Robert J WallisLoki the 'pervert god', Seidrsorcery and the Left Hand Path.Illustrations by Arik Roper and Carina Thorén

Terror by Night: the Sleeping Partner Roger DobsonMemoirs of a hag-ridden man

Folklore of Underground London Antony ClaytonWhat rumours lie beneath the city's streets?

Cesare Thodol Mark SamuelsOn brain fungus and other horrors. Illustrated by Betsy Heistand


Out of Print ISBN: 9780954805418 404 pp. | 6 in x 8.5 in 108 b&w illus.


Mark Pilkington

Mark Pilkington founded Strange Attractor in 2001 and the Press in 2004. He is the author of 'Mirage Men' (2010), which was made into a feature documentary film in 2013, and 'Far Out: 101 Strange Tales from Science's Outer Edge' (2007). His writing has appeared in publications including Fortean Times (where he was a contributing editor) The Guardian, Frieze, Boing Boing, Sight and Sound, the Wire and various anthologies and catalogues. Mark is also half of the experimental synthesiser musical duo Teleplasmiste.