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Book Which Fools Cannot See
Phantom Books
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Original Name


Romanized Name

Baka ni wa Mienai Hon




Fragment 2 (light novel 5)


Everyone will be captivated by its writings. However, the user will be the only person unable to read it.


The Writer


Widely published

For the light novel fragment titled "Book of Fools", see Fragment 2 (light novel 5).

Book Which Fools Cannot See or Book of Fools (愚者の書 Gusha no Sho) is a Phantom Book Egg given by Rasiel to a famous writer. It’s present in the Book of Fools fragment.

It’s a bunch of writing paper, later published as a thick book.[1]


It was a Phantom Book Egg in Rasiel’s possession.[1]


The reader sees the Phantom Book Egg as a manuscript or book with empty pages, without a single word. However, everyone else can read it. The readers love the writing, as if it’s an incredibly interesting novel. The content is considered a masterpiece, receiving positive reviews from critics, being worthy of a literary award. It even inspires readers, showing them how to live.[1]


The deadline is approaching and the writer is having problems to come up with a good story. A green-haired girl tells him to give the Book Which Fools Cannot See to his editor. Surprised, the man notices that the pages are all empty. The girl is certain that the editor will accept it. After all, people want a book. They don’t care about the writer’s stories.

The writer reluctantly gives the manuscript to his editor. The latter turns the pages with fervor, as if he's reading an incredibly interesting novel. According to the editor, it’s a masterpiece, the greatest work in the history of mankind. The writer, however, can't see a word.

Several months later, the work became a complete book. The writer receives the Book Which Fools Cannot See from his publisher. The writer opens the book, only to see empty pages. The sales started the next day. The book becomes an instant bestseller, advertised in newspapers. People share their impression and critics give positive reviews. The book is expected to be awarded. The writer becomes wealthy, but he can't answer a single question about his work. People are asking for a sequel.

The writer wants to learn what’s written in the book. He runs to a store and picks a book from a street rack. He opens the book but is unable to read it. He closes the book. He makes a decision. The writer kills himself. His book continues to be sold to this day.[1]


Phantom Books
72 Sacred Notes of the Shem-ha-mephorash - Atargatis Scripture - Book of a Thousand Sorrows - Book of Adventure - Book of Atonement - Book of Avalon - Book of Equivalence - Book of Fairy - Book of Fetus - Book of Gap - Book of Humanization - Book of Hypnosis - Book of Lifetime - Book of Relationship - Book of Styx - Book of the Eleusis Ritual - Book of the House-Elf - Book of Imprint - Book of Meditation of Supreme Cooking - Book of Oblivion - Book of the Outer God - Book of Paradise - Book of Royal Power - Book of the Sage - Book of the Salamander's Seal - Book of Sleep - Book of the Descendant of the Mist - Book of the Feast of the Dead of the Windowless Hall - Book of the Flatterer - Book of the Jealous Girlfriend - Book of the King's Coffin - Book of the Ritual of the Migratory Locusts - Book of the Silver Well - Book of Those Who Want Beauty - Book of Twilight - Book of Wisdom - Catalogue - Collection of Visions - Crastinus Dies Nunquam Sciat - Decorative Plywood of Merneith - Depiction of Mountains and Rivers - Divine Encyclopedia of the Yin Kings - Divine Pattern of Floating Silk - Faceless Book - Fata Morgana - Go in an Instant - Hezār Afsān - Hymn of Hel - Logbook - John Wilkes Booth’s Diary - Kairos’ Dynastic History - Loge - Memories of That Day - Old Bradshaw’s Timetable - Pioneer Book - Phantom Book of Resurrection - Phantom Score - Rahōto Reihō Kaigen - Ritual of Reality - Template Book - The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads - The Clay Tablet of Ugarit - The Dictator's Book - The Great Queen Poem - The Harlequinade - The Nāgārjuna’s Manuscript - The Ophiuchus Manuscript - The Pedigree of All Creations - The Sage's Slate - The Scent God's Scripture - The World - Vignette of Eternal Twilight

Phantom Book Eggs - List of Phantom Books
Phantom Book Eggs
Book of Connection - Book of Division - Book of Imitation - Book of Warmth
Book Which Fools Cannot See - Ilas' Collections of Poems