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Fortean Times #353 (May 2017)



  • 10 Welcome to the fog dome
  • 30 The spectral bird of Lincoln's Inn
  • 44 Ufology and US politics in Paul Cornell's new comic series
  • 56 Premature geniuses and gods


30 A Winged Malevolence (cover story)
Nina Antonia goes in search of a spectral entity with a deadly reputation - the 'Bird of Lincoln's Inn'.

34 Mongooses of the Empire
Christopher Josiffe sheds new light on a classic case and reveals the strange Manx origins of Gef the Talking Mongoose.

40 Saucer State
Paul Cornell explains how his latest comic grew out of a lifelong love of Fortean Times and a childhood UFO obsession.

44 The Ghost of Eliza Grimwood
Jan Bondeson attempts to solve a bloody Victorian murder mystery that gave birth to a haunted house legend.


48 Strange Statesmen - No 49. Jammeh the Nut SD Tucker

52 Building a Fortean Library - No 49. A New Science of Life The Hierophant's Apprentice


55 Jedaism's lycanthropic theologians by Ian Simmons

56 Premature babies, geniuses and gods by Ed Dutton

Strange Days

A digest of the worldwide weird, including: devoted dogs, weird clouds, miraculous plummets and Putin's weaponised squid...

  • 05 The Conspirasphere
  • 14 Science
  • 16 Archæology
  • 17 Classical Corner
  • 18 Ghostwatch
  • 23 Mythconceptions
  • 25 Alien Zoo
  • 28 The UFO Files


  • 02 Editorial
  • 59 Reviews
  • 73 Letters
  • 78 Reader Info
  • 79 Phenomenomix
  • 80 Strange Deaths

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