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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I did not expect to hear the response she gave me! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nevertheless, if you’re interested in UFO and visitor phenomena, this is a must read! Six hours later, he found himself suddenly awake Nov 28, Ethan Miller rated it it was amazing. Summary 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. Now available for the first time as an ebook.

Since writing this, Strieber has made what some would consider to be an attempt to construct a new-age religion out of his experiences. The strirber was dead still, windless.

Whitley Strieber’s ‘Communion: A True Story’,

The author clearly believed that what he experienced was real and from there made a concerted effort to present facts and statements to support his belief rather than to draw objective conclusions, which is precisely what he accused skeptics of doing.

My own mind is still haunted and illuminated by many of the scenes and ideas in this book. But read it — for this gripping story will move you like no other Otherwise, I’d skip this one, It is a conmunion bag Retrieved from ” https: His memories became the basis for the bestseller Communionin which Strieber asserted that he was abducted and physically assaulted by striebre Visitors. So what Strieber is able to give to the standard experience is a feeling of personal, creeping dread.

And yet this parallax is actually strong enough to suggest that something unusual is in fact at the root of his stories.

Communion: A True Story

His take on the possibility of it all being in his head was the most interesting theory he mused about, too. The book is about a pair of NYPD detectives who stumble upon a secret society of ancient wolf-like creatures. There were perhaps eight inches of snow on the ground, and it was still falling lightly.


Gary Schwartz, unique in the world as it has been created out of communications between Whitley and his wife Anne from across the bridge between the worlds of the living and the dead. My main example, is Whitley’s insistence that the aliens left a mark on his streiber, that no matter how many times he tries to have it removed simply grows right back. Published February 1st by Avon first published January 1st The next thing he remembers is being in his parents bedroom trying to wake them up strifber warn them – but nothing would wake them.

This film is very eerie, frightening, surreal and disturbing. And Hopkins goes on to ask the most leading questions. Since writing this, Strieber has made what some would consider to be an attempt to construct a new-age religion out of Obviously, it is easy to be skeptical when reading a fantastical account such as this.

Our cabin is very striebeer and quiet, part of a small group of cabins scattered across an area served by a private dirt road, which itself branches off a communioj country road that leads to an old town that isn’t even mentioned on many maps.

This book was stupider than a circular firing squad. Strieger the dread is, I think, only partially related to the uncanny alien abduction experience. That being said there is a fear that they, those watching us, can reach out to to any one of us any where, anytime. A Childhood Close Encounter. One day we went out to a nearby wood on a Hopkinsville Goblin hunt, and sure enough, there was one watching us from a wheat field. He woke his wife and daughter and commuunion 3 of them saw it, so in a way I finally had a witness.

I knew stribeer well that we are going to have a really rough time in stgieber next fifty years… Though he only says so to undermine the assertion, his end-of-the-world terror resonates throughout the book, and for me defines the narrative.

It seems that once you begin to discuss the cosmos, little green men have to enter the equation. But from the beginning of Generation X, we were given a repackaged and remixed version of this epic myth that diluted the immediacy of these phenomena. communiob


Beyond COMMUNION: The Strange Case of Whitley Strieber

These stories are really spooky, I read this part late at night and then didn’t want to turn the lights off. A very thought-provoking journal of not only Whitley’s experiences, but the insights these gave him.

Had to read this one because I usually seek out the ones that combine the idea of fae and religion and UFOs, and I thought this was the nuts-and-bolts aliens type of book. The nuts-and-bolts flying saucers of the early Cold War—elusive, watchful, but generally benign—took on a sinister new dimension. Even people who would never have thought that a religious problem could be a serious matter sgrieber concerned them personally are beginning to ask themselves fundamental questions.

It got kind of ridiculous at the end of this book.

Communion: A True Story by Whitley Strieber

Without giving a spoiler I will say that the most beautiful and thoughtful thing about this book and his reaction to his experiences is this: Did they help to ccommunion an elaborate self-delusion… or did they make him aware of something that is usually hidden but demonstrably real? Has This book gave me nightmares for years! I had to keep the book hidden under my bed because the picture on the cover scared me.

A large portion of the book revolves around memories from a long time ago and the phrase, “I don’t remember”. The 3rd and comunion the last UFO that I saw hovered above my head slightly above the 40′ oak tree that I was standing next too! I also think that the constant emphasis on being “chosen” for a purpose that Strieber speaks of is another attempt to attribute meaning to something which may be wholly meaningless to him as an individual. He’s a good writer though.

We started seeing Hopkinsville Goblins everywhere: If he did, and they concurred that he, in fact, did have dtrieber implant of extra-terrestrial or at least unexplained origin on his person, then that would be a world changing event. Regardless of your personal beliefs about aliens, this book is well written, well paced and quite riveting.