Atlas of Cursed Places - A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

Author(s): Olivier Le Carrer


This alluring read includes 40 locations that are rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death. The locations gathered here include the dangerous Strait of Messina, home of the mythical sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis; the coal town of Jharia, where the ground burns constantly with fire; Kasanka National Park in Zambia, where 8 million migrating bats darken the skies; the Nevada Triangle in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where hundreds of aircraft have disappeared; and Aokigahara Forest near Mount Fuji in Japan, the world's second most popular suicide location following the Golden Gate Bridge.


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"[For] those who believe the world is still full of mysteries to investigate." "Atlas Obscura""

Olivier Le Carrer is a journalist and passionate sailor. He has spent the last thirty years exploring the shores of the planet. He has written several books on cartography and navigation with the illustrator Sibylle Le Carrer.

General Fields

  • : 9781631910005
  • : Hachette Books
  • : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
  • : May 2015
  • : 260mm X 184mm
  • : United States
  • : October 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Olivier Le Carrer
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 910.4
  • : 144
  • : Illustrated throughout