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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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    What moved me in this book are the facts that are explained in a deterrent way


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

    Great post-book commentary too.

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    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.
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    Buy the book. It will change ur life and provide information that open up the minds imaginations.

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    Narration was very good. The story gives you thought into the unexplained and if we are really not the only ones in the universe. Also if we were visited in the past by ancient aliens.

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    It seems wacky, and far fetched. He has never updated it, but has a forward to address some things. It's fun to hear what they thought 40 years about we would be able to do with technology in what is now current day.

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    Very well read and a great source of information. I had been wanting to read this for years and was not disappointed.

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    very interesting book I really enjoyed it and I would and have recommended it to anyone

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