Communion has ratings and reviews. On December 26, , at a secluded cabin in upstate New York, Whitley Strieber went siding with his wife an . If you grew up in the s, you were probably traumatized by the work of Whitley Strieber—the author whose work inspired the ultraviolent. Reading these letters, chosen by Anne Strieber from the thousands they received after publishing Communion, is a life-changing experience. Now available for.

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Communion: A True Story

Virginia screamo band Pg. I don’t think I’ve read one yet that is, though. His chronology leaps all over the place, and sometimes he casually mentions incredible stories in a off-hand manner, as stuff that he suddenly recalls. For some reason striebe extreme strangeness of what I was hearing did not rouse me to action. There was apparently a large unknown object seen in the immediate vicinity at approximately this time of month, but a report of it would not be published wtrieber another week.

The book is also subtitled “A True Story” which makes it immediately unrealistic and unbelievable when you delve into it. In Strieber published his second horror novel, The Hunger. My brother and I were playing hide-and-seek and dad was supposed to come out to find us I will reiterate that the conjecture in regards to the alleged spiritual nature of Strieber’s encounters was annoying enough to affect my overall reading of the book in a way that is decidedly negative.

We were having a lovely Christmas at the cabin in late December And yet this parallax is actually strong enough to suggest that something unusual is in fact communuon the root of his stories. When my nephew was about ten years old, he insists he was visited by aliens.

Woman from Streber Juliet Sorci However the book gets more and more unbelievable as it goes on however. Actually, I always thought the majority of UFO-type books were all about physical beings from outer space. But what if it is?


Beyond COMMUNION: The Strange Case of Whitley Strieber – The 13th Floor

In his books he is doing just that, using imagination to prompt readers to overcome their fears of the unknown. Oh, yes, this is a good read Instead, it allows the reader to step into the mindset of someone experiencing something they don’t stireber.

Praying Mantis Girl Paula Shaw Views Read Edit View history. Regardless of your personal beliefs about aliens, this book striber well written, well paced and quite riveting. The discussion in the meeting ultimately revolves around the sad lives of a few isolated souls and a strange cross in “cold reading” devices such as when the question is put forth, “Why was there such a lack of personality in these visitors? Did his early horror novels in some way predict what would happen to him in ?

Gary Schwartz calls it “extraordinary and inspiring. Then aroundI happened to work with a young girl who was actually living in the same house May Ave. Jan 01, Jenni rated it really liked striebsr. It is no more believable striever the Bible. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

This part of my narrative, covering December 26, communio derived from journal material I had written before undergoing any hypnosis or even discussing my situation with anybody. Once again, as persuasive as Communion seems, it just does not hold up to the cold light of reason.

One story involves vague memories of a night when a crystal fire hovers over his house. Strieber was a science-fiction writer before he wrote Communion. Yes it caught on fire. I knew full well that we are going to have a really rough time in the next fifty years… Though he only says so to undermine the assertion, his end-of-the-world cimmunion resonates throughout the book, and for me defines the narrative.

It is not believable, sorry Whitley. I heard a peculiar whooshing, swirling noise coming from the living room downstairs. Summary On December 26, commmunion, 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.


The information below is included in your interlibrary loan request. After all it’s not a work of literary genius but it kept me tsrieber to the story and most of all I rated 5 stars because I think folks should take notice of this story!

Who were these Visitors? A few months later, he recalled under regressive hypnosis a series of terrifying events. If I had felt this supposedly true alien abduction story was in any way factual, then I would have given it five stars.

Strieber emphatically denies that Communion was a hoax, but concedes that his imagination has played a significant role in his experiences with the unknown. He talks about the triangle for dozens upon dozens of pages and goes into diatribes about how legitimate the tarot is and even makes some predictions which oddly enough based on the date when the book commjnion written have not come to pass.

The author also ignores that in several of the hypnotized sessions a third person, Budd Hopkins, was allowed to sit in and question the subject. On December 26,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. Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded — one man’s riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from”elsewhere” The Wolfen—at least as smart as their prey—us!

Otherwise, I’d skip this one, It is a mixed bag Deep in New York City’s borough of Queens, a powerful sect of demon worshipers has learned to use powers no human being should ever touch. The author subscribes to no particular interpretation of what has striebet happening to him or of what has been behind it.

We drank seltzer with fresh lime in it.