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Fingerprints of the Gods Audiobook

Fingerprints of the Gods: The Quest Continues

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Fingerprints of the Gods is the revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of listeners throughout the world to change their preconceptions about the history behind modern society.

An intellectual detective story, this unique history audiobook directs probing questions at orthodox history, presenting disturbing new evidence that historians have tried - but failed - to explain.

©1995 Graham Hancock (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

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    Diana 07-26-16
    Diana 07-26-16 Member Since 2013

    Practicing Idealist, Dabbling Realist ;)

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    "Valuable coverage of ancient earth human history"

    Graham Hancock did a wonderful job narrating his 1995 book Fingerprint of the Gods. I started this series with book 2, Magicians of the Gods, 2015, and it is interesting to see how much fine tuning Graham Hancock did in the 20 year span between the two related books. And, they are two entirely different books, with Magicians of the Gods focusing on a very significant geological event and its effect on humans and human's knowledge of their own history. Fingerprints of the Gods is an excellent introduction and foundation into the research going beyond the public narrative of mainstream academia and what is taught in public schools. Humanity's history, and earth's history is far more interesting than what is taught.

    This book was pretty serious in parts, and I had to divert to a couple of other books in the meantime before returning to complete it. I've mulled over what I have learned in this book, and see how it fit with the two David Wilcock books read in the meantime. There is so much connection between their work - both authors are "big picture" oriented. David Wilcock even refers to Graham Hancock's work within his books too.

    The third book of this trilogy will be coming later this year (2016) and I am looking forward to reading (listening) to that.

    12 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Central Ohio 09-06-16
    Amazon Customer Central Ohio 09-06-16 Member Since 2012

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    "Excellent information well delivered."

    Great presentation on theories of origins of various prehistoric structures. The pyramids of Egypt, Cities of South and Central America and other sites are discussed and similarities in legends from geographically diverse populations are presented.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Bryce 12-23-16
    Bryce 12-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Phenomenal work"

    Great story read by the author himself. An interesting work, and must read for inquisitive minds or skeptics of all kinds.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Russell 01-10-17
    Russell 01-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "One of the great works"

    This is a timeless book of information and interest. It is a stunning first hand account of our forgotten past. I highly recommend this no matter what your journey or belief is.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Brandon 12-06-16
    Brandon 12-06-16 Member Since 2014
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    "maybe"

    I love the fact that somebody is thinking about history as opposed to just being told.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Erin 10-26-16
    Erin 10-26-16
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    "Probably one of the best books ever written"

    Scientifically, spiritually, and creatively, this is not just a work of art, but is also a call to open our eyes to what's right before us. Passed down in ancient texts and written in the heavens (literally), our past and future are spelled out. Exciting, motivating, and intensely engaging!

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    hans@aws 01-21-17
    hans@aws 01-21-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Things we ought to know."

    Well read. Fascinating. Like other mythologists, who study the stories and structures of the past, he presents conclusions based in evidence that works against preconceptions originating in "the dark ages" and the kind of "thinking" allowed during the Inquisition. We COULD develop new attitudes and habits of thought.

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    Amazon Customer 01-14-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Enthralling"

    This book is a masterpiece of informational delight. For those of you who would like to learn more about our history and begin to understand the mysteries that still pervade our societies today, read this book. If you have any interest in what is lauded as the impossible, read this book. If you, as myself, find yourself to be an inquisitive person searching for answers and questions all around you then you absolutely need to read this book.
    Thank you Graham Hancock.

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    christian 01-06-17
    christian 01-06-17 Member Since 2015
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    "No spoilers, great read though"

    took a break from it a couple months and came back to it, but thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.

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    Randy CORNELIUS, NC, United States 01-06-17
    Randy CORNELIUS, NC, United States 01-06-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Rethink what history had thought us"

    This book was amazing, it drives some critical points that push the reader to consider the totality of his research, not just a limited set of geo specific historical archiology that is being taught today.

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    6/29/16
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    "'Is it unreasonable to assume?!'"

    Where to start, raises some interesting historical points but the whole book is case of painting a bullseye around where he's thrown his dart of research. The delivery is compelling but too many times I had to pause the narrative in order to stare into the distance at how easy he grouped events/ideas together merely because the facts didn't prove it wrong. If I hear 'Is it unreasonable to assume' one more time I might cry, the thoughts have no critical assessment and it ruins the basis of some interest points. I would recommend this if you're into a fiction based losely on facts.

    65 of 69 people found this review helpful
  • Shakira
    7/28/16
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    "Thought provoking and incredibly interesting"

    Loved it all! Graham takes you on an anthropological journey that charts the history of human kinds evolution. Utterly fascinating and thought provoking.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • rajio baggio
    11/24/16
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    "excellent book"

    I read this book about 10 years ago and it channel the way I think about history. it was great to listen to it again being narrated by the author.

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  • Amazon Customer
    11/14/16
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    "Excellent"

    Overall well written and narrated by the author,even though I am a sceptic I could appreciate the research and effort Mr Hancock had put into the book.His arguments were well thought out and he was able to build a new paradigm,I will definite

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  • Steven wisniewski
    8/3/16
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    "Very interesting"

    If you looking for something that is mysterious and thought provoking then you'll love this.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • cb
    9/28/16
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    "A must read"

    A thoughtful, intelligent and comprehensive interdisciplinary work uniting mythology from a multitude of cultures and ages with modern scientific knowledge, and beautifully narrated by the author. Cannot recommend it enough. Moving right on to the sequel, Magicians of the Gods!

    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Diligent Shopper
    6/28/16
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    "Compelling and well presented"

    A great read for those who have a notion that there must be more to know about our past on the earth. Graham brings together many facts, theories and research which paint an alternative view of prehistory when combined.

    Nothing wacky or far fetched, more a focus on the new, overlooked and unwelcome evidence that misfits the established and accepted view of events in pre-history. It may be a sound set of theories or possibly flawed in various areas, for my money it represents a more believable and logical depiction of our past than we have in our history books.

    Loved it

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  • Amazon Customer
    4/14/17
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    "An unmissable book!"
    Would you listen to Fingerprints of the Gods again? Why?

    Yes, the book filled me with amazement and sent shivers across my skin.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Fingerprints of the Gods?

    I enjoyed the part about the water temple in south america, a detailed explanation of its features, told poetically.


    Which character – as performed by Graham Hancock – was your favourite?

    N/A


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, i found it hard to stop listening!


    Any additional comments?

    Graham Hancock time and time again amazes me with his research and enthrals me with his descriptive writings.

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  • Danny Darko
    3/31/17
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    "Ground breaking book"

    I read this book when it originally came out in hardback and found that many of his theories and ideas made sense over traditional academic teachings. A well paced book that reviews ancient technology and science pointing to a lost society of people with outstanding knowledge, now lost to us. Hancock puts the pieces of this lost knowledge together in a exciting and easy to understand way.
    I would recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in ancient wisdom and ideas..
    This eBook kept me going for several days at work and I found it just as enthralling as I did 21 years ago....
    Enjoy.

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  • Amazon Customer
    3/15/17
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    "compelling!"

    how can a book open your mind?, read/listen to find out. I will also say search Graham Hancock out on podcasts.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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