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Chariots of the Gods Audiobook

Chariots of the Gods

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Publisher's Summary

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:

  • An alien astronaut preserved in a pyramid
  • 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

©1968 Erich von Daniken (P)2011 Tantor

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    Ryan 10-15-17
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    "Terrible"

    This audiobook is terrible. The performance is enough to just bore you to tears. The overall authorship is nonsensical and the ideas he presents are just ridiculous. Steer clear.

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    John P. 10-13-17
    John P. 10-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "With open minds, anything is possible!"

    Being of a religious back ground, I too have had many questions of the stories I've been told. Remove the blinders of your dogma, listen to these facts and decide for yourself. it makes a whole lot more sense than what I've been taught!

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    Amazon Customer 09-28-17
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    "Exellent for ancient astronaut theorists! "

    Certainly a little dated, but thought provoking even today. I am looking forward to reading/listening to more of his work

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    Jeremy L. Morales Sierra Vista 09-21-17
    Jeremy L. Morales Sierra Vista 09-21-17 Member Since 2017
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    "This is a game changer"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Chariots of the Gods to be better than the print version?

    I appreciate all of Erik's work on the book. His research and life long studies are truly reflected. This is a must.


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    Amazon Customer 09-15-17 Member Since 2016
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    "as good as hyped "

    ive been watching ancient aliens for the longest and heard about this book many times and it was as good as anticipated. hard to believe this was written so long ago.

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    Amanda 07-27-17
    Amanda 07-27-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book!"

    Loved the book, but there was a repeated portion that must have been missed in editing.

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    Cristina 07-11-17
    Cristina 07-11-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent! "

    This narration was easy to follow and the content is mentally entertaining, thought provoking, and potentially history - changing!

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    "Wonderful connections"

    I will recommend this book in my reading group. I believe in Ancient Aliens.

    Great post-book commentary too.

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    teri 03-17-17
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    "love it the information is controversial but males"

    makes you think and wonder and boosts your imagination. the book has a lot of theories that helps you move beyond the ordinary idea of the world and life

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    Lisa 02-19-17
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    "Not what I was expecting."

    I have watched various shows that have mentioned this book which caused my expectations to probably be higher that it should have.
    Although Erich has some great theories, I felt the book was lacking in some of the stories and theories I have seen on some the related shows.

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    "A great listen!"

    The work of Mr Erich Von Däniken is amazing. The vision that is expressed is fascinating and it really makes you pause and think about aspects of our past and our future.

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    "A must for anyone who wants an introduction to alternative historical events"

    This book holds its own in presenting a number of very probable and ironically more believable alternatives when looking back in time. It questions conventionally taught history using logic and probability and helps us realise we may very well have been much smarter in the past.

    Read this then explore Graham Hancock, then ask to have a word with your history teacher...

    This audio book is well narrated.

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    10/9/17
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    "narrator not enjoyable 😔"

    I did not enjoy the person narrating the book😔 very robotic , which made it hard to listen after a while 😫

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  • sparks
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    "Food for thought"

    Alternative explanations and some thought provoking views. Audio version suffers due to lack of photos being discussed

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  • Anonymous
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    "eye opener"

    great book makes you realise how the past is minimised to ignore the fact were not alone

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  • Suraj
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    "Incredible book"
    What made the experience of listening to Chariots of the Gods the most enjoyable?

    This book really gets us thinking about the history and all that we have learned from other books..


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    Any additional comments?

    Terrific Audiobook

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