MAYBE THE STRANGEST BOOK IN THE WORLD. The Voynich Manuscript, Named after Polish-American bookseller, Milfred M. Voynich. He had a 240 page book with pictures and description of plants which does not exist, and written in a language which no one has any knowledge of. Carbon dating of the book find it to have been created between 1404 and 1438. With this, and several other anomalies, it is like the book belong on an other planet.