Book Review: Secret Missions 2: The Lost Expeditions Of Sir Francis Burton by Walter Bosley

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TheBreakaway
Zy Marquiez
December 31, 2015

In his second book in the ‘Secret Mission’ series, Walter Bosley takes us on an adventure that’s quite breathtaking as it is thought provoking.

Secret Missions 2: The Lost Expeditions Of Sir Francis Burton is a strong sequel to the first book Secret Missions: The Hidden Legacy Of Old California, which was just as dynamite as this one.

Bosley begins by building the background for the case that Burton – as an agent of multiple institutions – carries out a classic ‘op within an op’ that covert circles are littered with.

From locale to locale facts are explored & synthesized, thence extrapolated from rather incisively in a way that makes the reader follow the case he is making for Burton’s hunt for an ancient civilization[s?].

Burton’s extensive work is used to build the case, and many of the finer theories are inferred quite logically given the availability, and sometimes lack thereof of information. Not because the author doesn’t search, but because some of the vital data is downright classified still to this day. That begs the question: why?

What was so imperative, that long after Burton is gone, long after the world has changed over countless times, that information found in an expedition – that according to mainstream biographers didn’t take place – that took six months and countless locales still hasn’t made the light of day?

The answer to the question, and more, is the quest of Bosley.

At certain junctures, this book even dovetails slightly with his previous Secret Missions book, which goes to show how much interest the ruling powers of the day had in the civilizations of ‘high antiquity’. This is easy to see once we see the breadth and scope of the technological capabilities [megaliths, etc.], history and knowledge that could be had from the search and seizure of ancient loot, knowledge, et al.

Knowledge that could arguably set the foundation for something much more, advanced.

In any case, if you’re used to Bosley’s previous work, or fascinated in these particular subjects, this book will be a quick read for you.

The strength of this book lies in the amount of data provided by the author, which only serves to buttress his argument that much more.

Its one of those book that truly makes you wonder about how much history has been kept from us.

And better yet, what still remains out there unexplored…

Given how much of or history has been distorted, suppressed, and erased, and coupled with Bosley’s knack for the period, have a feeling myself that this and his previous book are ‘only the beginning’ of many more grounded, logical, and insightful adventures.

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Book Review: – Secret Missions, The Hidden Legacy Of Old California

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BreakawayConsciousness
Zy Marquiez
December 22, 2015

Secret Missions, The Hidden Legacy of Old California is a non-stop examination of an operation that culminates in California.

However, the book has to do with a larger geographical adventure than merely one state. In that way the title does the book a disservice.

From the title alone, one would never in a million years guess how engaging, how informative and how mind-bendingly fascinating this sojourn into hidden history is.

This fine-toothed-comb examination of data has a breadth of various regions in different continents, all connected via what some would call the World Grid, and a scope of rather profound of elements [literally] that only serve to buttress Bosley’s theory.

The examination of the Telluric currents is but one piece in a larger stratosphere, and Walter Bosley does a trenchant job of examining all the components that lead the reader through an adventure for a stunning – and yet well known – artifact that’s traveled through various secretive hands throughout time. Hands that have long sought any advanced knowledge/technology that civilizations from high antiquity might have ‘left behind’ so to speak.

Bosley weaves his thesis masterfully, as he begins by deconstructing the official narrative of Christopher Columbus and the New World, and how that itself couples with a multitude of other ideas/cultures the like of which most wouldn’t ever even consider to sift through.

In Bosley’s quest, some connections are more direct than others, but they all serve to form a bastion under his thesis. Bosley does a rather acute job of showing how many abstruse locales/events/people connect with one another and how those ultimately lead not only to a powerful and yet ‘mystical’ treasure in away, but how this artifact was protected via the actions of a select few throughout time.

Would say much more than that, but that would be doing a great disservice to Bosley’s work. If you’re interested in alternative history, how parts of our history have been obfuscated from us, how some of those events dovetail with hidden treasures, and how a covert select few – a hidden order – have moved and maintained a certain treasure, then this is the book for you.