內容簡介 A GENUINE HISTORICAL MYSTERY -A MODERN DAY MONSTER STORY - A TRUE MIRACLE OF NATURE -OF COURSE ANIMALS CAN'T TALK, BUT THIS ONE DID - AND HE DID A LOT MORE GEF THE TALKING MONGOOSE HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLDHe sang songs.He mimicked other animals and sounds.He could read minds.He was able to move objects through the air although he was no where near them.He chatted with visitors from around the world, sometimes using vulgar language.But they could not see him, because he said he could become invisible whenever he wanted to.All the time living in the walls of a remote farmhouse located on the windswept coast of the Isle of Mann.To the Irvings, especially their teenage daughter, Gef was not a frightening creature but the family's pet who could feast on biscuits, chocolate and bananas, and helped them keep the stoves lit. But to others he was considered a "monstrosity," a freak of nature, an abomination of God.Gef himself seemed confused about his identity. He once said he was from another dimension, that he was a spirit, but took that back by by intimating, "If I were a spirit how could I kill rabbits.?" When quizzed as to why he was so reclusive Gef said he was not a pleasant sight to behold. "I am a freak. I have hands and I have feet and if you saw me you'd faint, you'd be petrified, mummified, turned into stone or a pillar of salt "Overall he said he was not grievous, but warned humans not to irritate him as, "I am not sure what damage or harm I could do if roused. I could kill you all..."In addition to original material, included is the full text of the 1936 book by psychic researcher Harry Price. Exceedingly rare, copies have been selling for upward of $1,000 among collectors.For here are other strange stories - such as the talking stove, the Squonk, and the Bell Witch, as presented by Tim R. Swartz and today's leading investigators of the strange and unknown. This is one of the top Fortean stories of all time. An occult masterpiece. An adventure into the unknown, and the supernormal.