As a skeptic of religion, God, devil and demons, I found this book interesting and intriguing. I wouldn't mind learning more about the subjects.
This book has to do with demonology and the most famous couple in the business. I STRONGLY RECOMMEND this book and keep an open mind because often the world is more than what you are told in school and main stream media.
I have not listened to Mr. Haberkorn's narration before, but now I have several books on my wish list that feature him as the narrator. He is amazing!
I think I was born a natural skeptic, and I am not usually someone who seeks out non-fiction books on the supernatural. But, as it was Halloween, I decided to give this scary book a try. The stories are frightening; they include accounts from the Conjuring, Annabelle, and Exorcist movies. But then about half-way through the book, the stories just veer off into the absolutely unbelievable. I was game until the full conversation that supposedly happened between Ed Warren and numerous demons in one particular house in Europe. Don't get me wrong, it was completely entertaining, and Todd Haberkorn's performance gave me chills - more than once I had to remind myself that I was not listening to an actual recording. But where is all the scientific evidence, photos and video the Warrens say they have? Why no police reports? The authors ask a lot of the reader, but if you like a good ghost story with a talented narrator, give this book a chance.
The narrator was superb. I was sad when the book ended. I'm left wanting to know more.
The book never seems to begin--it is always starting and re-starting and you never feel like you're able to finally get past the Warren's repetitive explanations of the nature of their work and sink your teeth into the stories themselves.
Some chapters are a welcome exception and there is some sense of narrative, but then they return again to transcriptions of interviews with the Warrens, who, even 10 hours into listening, are still explaining that they need to pray before attending an exorcism.
I suppose the performer was good. Still, I find him (or, perhaps, him by default) irritating.
Though this book is not a purposely Christian book, it has increased my faith by explaining what happens behind the scenes in God's unseen world. I am truly pleased with this book. Warning: If you're spooked out easily, this might not be the book for you.
Not scary in least and very, very hokey. The "true accounts" were ridiculous and it is way too heavy handed on the whole religious aspect. So, so awful.
fan of history and politics
Whether you believe in the supernatural or not, this is a great listen. It's like an extended interview with two people (though Ed is about 85 percent of it) about their long and unusual career working with people afflicted by the supernatural. Great stories, great insight into the rational and organization of dealing with demons.