The visitors whitley strieber described in his best seller communion have not gone away. Lot of 3 whitley strieber alien ufo hc books communion. Jan 15, 2020 whitley striebers book a new world, and his previous work, communion, both show someone who is intelligent and articulate. Features include an alien abduction survey, a discussion group, questions and answers, research, photos, drawings, personal encounters, and much more. Library journal whitley strieber s communion morrow, 1987 and its sequel, transformation morrow, 1988, are the most detailed firstperson accounts about alien abduction yet written. Whitley strieber is the bestselling author of the horror novels the wolfen and the hunger, and this memoir, communionall of which were made into feature. Prior to communion, the only strieber books i had read were the wolfen and warday. Two of his earliest and strongest novels, the hunger and the wolfen. Whitley strieber is the author of the communion series of books and many novels ranging from the wolfen and the hunger to the grays and his exciting new alien hunter series.
Now ive read a lot of books, and listened to a lot of pod casts on the. Ouspensky, and concluding that the important lesson to be drawn from his experience was about overcoming fear. A true story was a blockbuster, but was greeted with skepticism including some from the ufo community, who disliked striebers standoffishness from them. Conroy, a freelance journalist, provides a thorough examination of the book and its claims. Incidentally, the beginnings of these incidents would result in the book, and ultimately the film communion. Strieber now takes this process even further, into prophecy and new age rumination. In 1988s transformation, strieber embraced mystical philosophy, aligning himself with occult figures like george gurdjieff and p. And still of importance to the ufo and alien question. I found transformation difficult to get through at times and unintentionally comical at times, but i didnt end up completely hating it like i would expect. A true story by whitley strieber, avon books, paperback, 1995. Louis whitley strieber born june, 1945 is an american writer best known for his horror novels, the wolfen, the hunger, and communion a nonfiction account of his own perceived experiences with nonhuman entities. Alien abduction experience and research is the world s largest web site into the alien abduction experience. He is also an advocate of alternative sciences through his bestselling nonfiction books, his website unknown country, and his internet podcast, dreamland.
Already wellknown for his horror fiction wolfen, the hunger, both made into hollywood movies, strieber underwent some extremely unusual personal experiences back in 1985 and wrote a book called communion, after which his name became more or less synonymous with alien abduction. Whitley lives in california with his wife and sometimes collaborator anne. Skeptic project is a web site dedicated to investigating the internets most common conspiracy theories, hoaxes, and so on. These books are lightly used, and include the titles. Report on communion by ed conroy fantastic fiction. The breakthrough published 1988 paperback july 1989 on february 10, 1987, one of the most startling and controversial books of our time was published. I always knew it was an indepth account of alien visitation that might confuse me a little, challenge some dearlyheld beliefs. Eventually i was very bored, reading to the end in hopes there would be a. Whitley strieber born june, 1945 is an american author best known for communion, a nonfiction account of his alleged contact with nonhuman entities. While that book was largely about his experiences with the visitors, the followup books, transformation and breakthrough, were more concerned with the spiritual implications of alien contact. Transformationthe second book in the communion series. Book ii of the communion series kindle edition by strieber, whitley. Im sure this book might trigger memories from people who may of actually had et contact.
Whitley striebers communion at 30 mysterious universe. In 1987 striebers book communion was published, which caused a furor. A number of his books, including the wolfen, the hunger, superstorm and communion, have been adapted into screenplays. Whitley strieber is the bestselling author of the horror novels the wolfen and the hunger, and this. See the complete communion series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Jan 02, 2008 i just finished reading whitley striebers communion. I just finished reading whitley striebers communion. His books the wolfen, the hunger and communion have all been made into films. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Communion posed the questions, and subsequent books offered speculative answers.
He is best known for his groundbreaking memoir communion, which popularized the alienabduction thesis, as well as his many bestselling novels, such as the wolfen and the hunger. In 1987 whitley strieber, already wellknown as a writer of fantasy and science fiction for wolfen, the hunger, and other tales published the supposedly nonfiction book communion about his ongoing encounters with etlike beings he calls the visitors. Book ii of the communion series by strieber, whitley. Whitley strieber 1945 is an author best known for his book communion 1987 in which he alleged experiences with otherworldly entities. On december 26, 1985, at a secluded cabin in upstate new york, whitley strieber went siding with his wife and son, ate christmas dinner leftovers, and went to bed early. Strieber 1988, paperback at the best online prices at ebay. Providing compelling proof of the existence of extraterrestrials here on earth, the author of communion relives the encounters he and many others have had with. The series is based on striebers experiences with abductions by nonhuman beings knows as visitors strieber refuses to classify them as aliens. To ask other readers questions about communion, please sign up. There are a few other books out there that had a huge impact on me as far as the subject is concerned and id have to mention some of whitley striebers work as well communion and transformation specifically, since he seems to illustrate some of the conclusions vallee came to without doing so intentionally. In 1978 strieber published his first horror novel, the wolfen.
Communion, the wolfen, the hunger and superstorm have all been made. The final book of that nonfiction series, a new world, covers strieber communicating with the visitors, which he began to do regularly starting in 2015. Whitley strieber wellknown ufo abductee and author whitley strieber is of course known throughout the world as a famous novelist but recently, with the advent of his own ufo abduction by the visitors, he has written a series of best selling books about his experiences. What i found particularly interesting with this book is that the message of the new world is reminiscent of what other writers like dolores cannon, have written about regarding humans being brought to a new world. Eventually i was very bored, reading to the end in hopes there. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. The cabin is near kingston, new york, and is situated in an area where there is.
The book is most certainly recommended reading if only to gain striebers perspective and you can check out a trailer for the movie below. Thus begins the most astonishing truelife odyssey ever recorded one mans riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors. It was on the new york times bestseller list for many weeks, followed up by. Author whitley strieber bio and signed books vj books.
And the comments from listeners will be quite helpful as well. Whitley strieber is the bestselling author of the horror novels the wolfen and the hunger, and this memoir, communionall of which were made into feature films. The thusfar six communion nonfiction books about author whitley striebers alien encounters communion. Whitley strieber books list of books by author whitley strieber. This is the cabin where whitley strieber experienced the december 26, 1985 close encounter that led to the writing of communion and the long series of encounters and interactions with unknown beings that resulted in the further books transformation and breakthrough. Anyone who knows anything about the subject of ufos and alien abduction would have heard of louis whitley strieber, the successful horror novelist, who, in 1987, published a book called communion which still stands as one of the most terrifying, factual and powerful accounts of alien abduction ever written. It joins majestic and the secret school in our growing collection of whitley strieber audiobooks. The nation on december 26, 1985, at a secluded cabin in upstate new york, whitley strieber went skiing with his wife and son, ate christmas dinner leftovers, and went to bed early. He speaks to the courage of the striebers, gives us a glimpse at just how much work anne put into the communion letters, and describes what that book means to him as a scientist. They were buried under denial and false assurance, but now they are emerging. Freelance writer ed conroy says in this book i had decided to interview strieber. Whitley strieber writes with sincerity on his feelings and thoughts about his abduction experience, and to the reader hell come down as just an average human. Although the book is perceived generally as an account of. Since the publication of striebers communion, and his followup books transformation, breakthrough, the secret school, and confirmation, a large number of people have come forward claiming to have experienced very similar experiences.
A true story is a book by american ufologist and horror author whitley strieber that was first published in february 1987. It is hard to believe the stories that are in whitley striebers books. Health and wholeness through the holy communion by joseph prince, what is the lords supper. The alltime classic communion audiobook as read by roddy mcdowell. Maybe recommend reading communion as a precursor to this book. A tribute to anne strieber whitley striebers unknown. Mar 30, 2012 are we to make of the strange case of whitley strieber. The thusfar six communion nonfiction books about author whitley strieber s alien encounters communion. Since the publication of strieber s communion, and his followup books transformation, breakthrough, the secret school, and confirmation, a large number of people have come forward claiming to have experienced very similar experiences. Of course, i have been saying thatand not being heardsince communion days. The book has arisen out of a partnership with them.
In the novels following communion, strieber adopts a mystical philosophy mode of writing, and even asserts that the novels are similar in nature to the likes of books by p. Whitley strieber is the bestselling author of the horror novels the wolfen and the hunger, and this memoir, communion all of which were made into feature films. Whitley strieber became a published author in 1978 with the novel the wolfen. Whitley strives to cope with the fact that his whole family is involved with the visitors. In 1988s transformation, strieber embraced mystical philosophy, aligning. According to bestselling author whitley strieber, his contact with strange aliens did not end with the release of his controversial book, communion. Nov 15, 2019 he is also the author of many other books, including, in addition to communion, two followon books, transformation and breakthrough.
Communion, the wolfen, the hunger and superstorm have all been made into movies, superstorm as the day after tomorrow. One of the most powerful books ever written about the most mysterious phenomenon in human history. Subscribers can explore and listen to the entire run here. The communion book series by whitley strieber includes books communion, transformation. Transformation book ii of the communion series by whitley strieber. Doug covers extraterrestrial intervention, prehistoric technologies, and the suppressed origins of civilization in a fascinating new book of the best of atlantis rising. If you believe whitley or not is another debate all together.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading transformation. Strieber was born and raised in san antonio, texas. For one, strieber is coming to this book as a writing talent so the book reads very. See all books authored by whitley strieber, including communion, and the wolfen, and more on.
A true story is a book by american ufologist and horror author whitley strieber. Strieber brings another segment in this hit series and the reader is returned to the strange and haunted world once more. The book explores an experience whitley strieber had while away at his country cabin. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. It cannot be denied however that strieber is a talented and influential writer. The last vampire is the second book in the hunger series. All available whitley and anne strieber books can be found here. Strieber was a successful new york timesbestselling author at the time communion was published, leading to accusations that strieber was engaged in a literary hoax. Its ok, but not one of the better books on the subject. Up for bids is a lot of 3 whitley strieber hardcover books with dust jackets. The war for souls are both being made into films, and his web site, unknowncountry. In summary, transformation would be of interest mainly to the devotee of strieber s writing and hes admittedly a good writer, or to anyone who wants to read everything ever written about the abductionvisitor issue.
Transformation, whitley strieber, ufo books for sale. This book is a true classic among the hundreds of alien abduction books out there. May 15, 2017 communion posed the questions, and subsequent books offered speculative answers. If youre into reading his other nonfiction books i suggest reading these theyre in order.
Apr 03, 2020 the book will be an enduring testament to striebers own transformation through sustained communication with his visitors, turning his initial horror into pure amazement, inspiration and awe. Communion is surely the most throughtprovoking book on ufos and alien visitation published so far. These and other of strieber s books have formed the basis for many popular movies, including the day after tomorrow. Below is a list of whitley striebers books in order of when they were originally published. Communion audiobook whitley striebers unknown country.
Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Louis whitley strieber is an american writer best known for. He is the author, with anne strieber, of miraculous journey and afterlife revolution and with jeffrey j. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Whitley strieber writes with sincerity on his feelings and thoughts about his abduction experience, and to the reader hell come down as just an average human being who had this extraordinary experience. Transformation is where a lot of people who liked strieber s communion got off the train and pinpoint as the book where strieber lost his marbles, and i can understand why. The book is based on the experiences of whitley strieber, who experiences lost time and terrifying flashbacks, which hypnosis undertaken by budd hopkins later links to an alleged encounter with aliens. Review of whitley striebers communion i have always shied away from this book, largely, i think, due to my very orthodox christian background. The war for souls are both being made into films, and his web site, is the largest of its kind in the world.
Both were very different, but both made for good, absorbing reading. Anne strieber did a marvelous show on called mysterious powers. This is the second book in a series that totally turned the vampire genre on its head. Atlantis rising is one of the best and most popular edge publications in the world, and now its founder and editor, doug kenyon, sits down for a chat with anne strieber. While the first novel of the communion series posed all the questions, the subsequent novels offered the theoretical answers. So, i was looking forward to digging into a ufothemed book from someone who specifically wasnt a ufologist. Im just going to judge the book on how it effectively tells whitleys story. Strieber himself wrote the novel the day after tomorrow along with roland emmerich. Whitley strieber began his writing career with a pair of moderngothic horror novels, the wolfen 1981 and the hunger. Transformation is where a lot of people who liked striebers communion got off the train and pinpoint as the book where strieber lost his marbles, and i can understand why. The syfy channel also made striebers alien hunter books into the. The communion series is a series of nonfiction books often referred to as novels by american author whitley strieber.
And i am reading a book by richard martini about the afterlife. Communion author whitley strieber sums up his life. Transformation is the next one and its just as good if not better than communion in my opinionthe following one is breakthrough which is not as good as the previous two but is worth the read. They have remained to inhabit the former skeptics new vision of a universe that is magnificent, mysterious, and fiercely alive. Whitley strieber is an american author of horror, science fiction, fantasy and thriller novels and nonfiction books largely on the paranormal topics. Nov 07, 2019 in fact, it is my strong impression that few of the beliefs that have grown up around their presence are correct. He writes the communion series, which is based on his own experiences as an abductee by visitors which he doesnt conclude are necessarily aliens from outer space. Whitley strieber, author of numerous bestselling books of fiction, horror, and some.615 734 766 1553 1569 126 1219 453 450 191 468 262 570 893 187 388 921 873 48 768 931 49 1126 297 81 1074 1099 814 841 938 893