(Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review

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(Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review

(Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review

Erich von Däniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance—the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth was visited by aliens. This world-famous best seller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, The Eye of the Sphinx. But here is where it all began—von Däniken’s startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon his lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history. Most incredible of all, however, is von Däniken’s theory that we ourselves are the descendents of these galactic pioneers—and the archaeological discoveries that prove it: (Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review

An alien astronaut preserved in a pyramid. (Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review
Thousand-year-old spaceflight navigation charts
Computer astronomy from Incan and Egyptian ruins
A map of the land beneath the ice cap of Antarctica
A giant spaceport preserved in the Andes

 

About the Author

 

Erich von Däniken is arguably the most widely read and most-copied nonfiction author in the world. He published his first (and best-known) book, Chariots of the Gods, in 1968. The worldwide best-seller and was followed by 32 more books, including The Eyes of the Sphinx, Twilight of the Gods, History Is Wrong, Evidence of the Gods, and Odyssey of the Gods. His works have been translated into 28 languages and have sold more than 63 million copies. Several have also been made into films. Von Däniken’s ideas have been the inspiration for a wide range of TV series, including the History Channel’s hit Ancient Aliens. He lives in Switzerland but is an ever-present figure on the international lecture circuit.
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Table of Contents

 

Title Page

 

Copyright Page

Foreword

Introduction

1 – Are There Intelligent Beings in the Cosmos?

2 – When Our Spaceship Landed on Earth …

3 – The Improbable World of the Unexplained

4 – Was God an Astronaut?

5 – Fiery Chariots from the Heavens

6 – Ancient Imagination and Legends, or Ancient Facts?

7 – Ancient Marvels or Space Travel Centers? (Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review

8 – Easter Island—Land of the Bird Men

9 – The Mysteries of South America and Other Oddities

10 – The Earth’s Experience of Space

11 – The Search for Direct Communication

12 – Tomorrow

Bibliography

Index

Berkley Books by Erich von Däniken

CHARIOTS OF THE GODS
SIGNS OF THE GODS
PATHWAYS TO THE GODS

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This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.

CHARIOTS OF THE GODS

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PRINTING HISTORY
G. P. Putnam’s Sons edition / February 1970
G. P. Putnam / Berkley Medallion edition / April 1977
Berkley mass market edition / September 1980
Berkley trade paperback edition / January 1999

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Copyright © 1999 by Erich von Däniken.

Copyright © 1968 by Econ-Verlag GMBH.

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Foreword

 

It was more than a quarter of a century ago—in February 1968—that my first book, Memories of the Future, was published by Econ, a German publisher. I had written the book two years earlier, but rejection letters from publishers fluttered on my desk with great regularity: “Sorry, not usable for our program … ,” “We are very sorry … ,” “We don’t want to go this way … ,” “We recommend a more esoteric publisher….”

In later years I was often asked how this publishing miracle happened, to finally place this controversial work with a renowned textbook house. Today I can finally confess: with outside help and a little discretion.

I met Dr. Thomas von Randow, then the science editor of the weekly Die Zeit, in the summer of 1967. He leafed through the neatly typed manuscript, examined some of the peculiar pictures, and decided, “This is not for us. You have to publish it as a book.”

“And how does one find a publisher?” (Audiobook) 01 Chariots of the Gods review

Dr. von Randow puffed on his pipe, looked me straight in the eyes: “I do know a publisher. I could just give him a noncommittal call, if you wish.”

He picked up the telephone and asked to be connected with Dr. Erwin Barth von Wehrenalp, the chief of Econ Publishing. The blood rushed to my head. After all, I knew what Dr. von Randow could not know: My manuscript had already been turned down by Econ. Naturally, the ensuing conversation stuck in my gray brain cells.

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