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Wilson, Colin 1931-2013

Works: 787 works in 3,101 publications in 12 languages and 55,445 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Producer, Other, Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Conceptor
Classifications: PR6073.I44, 791.4372
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The outsider by Colin Wilson( Book )

158 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alienated young man attempts to find himself through an examination of modern philosophy
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
The occult : a history by Colin Wilson( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atlas of holy places & sacred sites by Colin Wilson( Book )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the world's sacred places and spiritual centers
Bernard Shaw; a reassessment by Colin Wilson( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acknowledges Shaw's flaws as a man and writer, classes him the greatest European writer since Dante. Studies the separate Shaw plays to bring out the maturing of the dramatist's thinking
New pathways in psychology : Maslow and the post-Freudian revolution by Colin Wilson( Book )

32 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and the rebel by Colin Wilson( Book )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal history of mankind by Colin Wilson( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Wilson tells the story of human violence from Peking Man to the Mafia--taking into account the calculated sadism of the Assyrians, the opportunism of the Greek pirates, the brutality that made Rome the 'razor king of the Mediterranean', the mindless destruction of the Vandals, the mass slaughter of Genghis Khan, Tamurlane, Ivan the Terrible, Vlad the Impaler, [and more]. Each age has a unique characteristic pattern of crime. In the past three centuries crime has changed and evolved until the sex killer and the mass murderer have become symbols of all that is worst about our civilization. But this is not just a study in human depravity: it is an attempt to place crime in perspective against human discovery, exploration and invention. The result is a completely new approach to the history and psychology of human violence. --From dust jacket
The Atlantis blueprint : unlocking the ancient mysteries of a long-lost civilization by Colin Wilson( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore new evidence that links such archaeological mysteries as Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, and the Great Pyramid to the lost civilization of Atlantis, speculating about the existence of an advanced, sophisticated maritime society dating back as much as 10,000 years
Mysteries of the universe by Colin Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores such mysteries as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, weird weather, and black holes
The strength to dream; literature and the imagination by Colin Wilson( Book )

48 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UFOs and aliens by Colin Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines various explanations and evidence related to UFO sightings and alien encounters throughout history
Poltergeist! : a study in destructive haunting by Colin Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banging noises and disembodied voices, coming from nowhere and everywhere. Furniture chasing people through the house. Pots and pans and knives and knick-knacks flying through the air. These are the hallmarks of the poltergeist phenomenon. This book on destructive hauntings examines the evidence and develops a theory of the poltergeist phenomenon
Rasputin and the fall of the Romanovs by Colin Wilson( Book )

28 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stature of man by Colin Wilson( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest for Wilhelm Reich by Colin Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Spanish and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levensbeschrijving van de in Oostenrijk geboren Amerikaanse psychoanalyticus (1897-1957)
The philosopher's stone; a novel by Colin Wilson( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Lester, a young scientist, becomes obsessed with the problem of death and begins a series of unconventional experiments aimed at increasing human longevity. In the course of their research, Lester and his friend Sir Henry Littleway make a startling discovery: a simple and harmless operation on the brain's prefrontal cortex results in vastly expanded consciousness and mental powers. After undergoing the procedure themselves, Lester and Littleway develop remarkable abilities, including 'time vision', a means of seeing backwards into time. They begin by looking at the relatively recent past-the eighteenth century and Shakespeare's England. But they soon find they can see much further back, to the days of Stonehenge and the Mayans, and even earlier. ... But as they get closer to uncovering the beginnings of human existence, they make a terrifying discovery: something ancient and immensely powerful, long asleep, has been awakened by their activities, and is determined to stop them at all costs.
The space vampires by Colin Wilson( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampires from outer space suck the body's life force with a kiss of death
The mind parasites by Colin Wilson( Book )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a professor makes a horrifying discovery at an archeological site, it is learned that, for over 200 years, mind parasites have been lurking in the deep layers of human consciousness and gaining a foothold on the planet. Now, they threaten humanity's extinction
Ritual in the dark by Colin Wilson( Book )

54 editions published between 1060 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological probe of a modern London "Jack the Ripper". An intellectual murder story
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.19 for Amistad / ... to 0.72 for Dreaming t ...)

AmistadThe atlas of holy places & sacred sitesA criminal history of mankindThe Atlantis blueprint : unlocking the ancient mysteries of a long-lost civilizationMysteries of the universeUFOs and aliensPoltergeist! : a study in destructive hauntingThe stature of man
Alternative Names
Colin Wilson britisk skribent

Colin Wilson Brits schrijver

Colin Wilson britský spisovatel, filozof

Colin Wilson écrivain britannique

Colin Wilson englischer Schriftsteller

Colin Wilson scrittore britannico

Colin Wilson yazar, felsefeci, romancı

Uilson, Kolin.

Vilson, Kolin


Wilson Colin

Wilson, Colin, 1931-

Wilson, Colin H. 1931-

Wilson, Colin H. 1931-2013

Wilson Colin Henry

Wilson, Colin Henry 1931-

Wilson, Colin Henry 1931-2013

Wilsūn, Kūlin 1931-

Колин Уилсон

Колин Уилсън

Колін Генрі Вілсон

Уилсон Колин

Уилсон, Колин 1931-

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קולין וילסון

קולין וילסון סופר בריטי

كولن ولسن

كولن ولسن، 1931 م-

كولن ولسن كاتب إنجليزي

كولن, ولسون.

كولن ولسون، 1931-

كولن ولسون، 1931 م-

كولن ويلسون، 1931-

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کالین ویلسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

کۆڵن ویلسن

윌슨, 코오린 1931-2013

윌슨, 콜린 1931-2013

ウィルスン, コリン

ウィルソン, コリン

ウィルソン, コリン 1931-2013

ウイルソン, コーリン


コリンウィルソン 1931-

威尓森, 柯林