Communion has ratings and reviews. On December 26, , at a secluded cabin in upstate New York, Whitley Strieber went siding with his wife an . If you grew up in the s, you were probably traumatized by the work of Whitley Strieber—the author whose work inspired the ultraviolent. Reading these letters, chosen by Anne Strieber from the thousands they received after publishing Communion, is a life-changing experience. Now available for.

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I heard a peculiar whooshing, swirling noise coming from the living room downstairs. Some readers may not rate this book quite as high. Communion posed the questions, and subsequent books offered speculative answers.

Not a covered window or door was opened, and nobody had entered — at least according to the row of glowing lights.

Communion: A True Story

It is not believable, sorry Whitley. More relevant than ever!

The questions you will be asking yourself while reading it are more along the lines of: I did enjoy the Epilogue, though. For instance, Whitley mentioned Irish Fairy Tales to describe how the ‘visitors’ may have been viewed in earlier times, Also, the visitors warned Whitley about the hole in the ozone layer, and how the UV light would suppress immune systems, and sttieber to him, this was not known when he was inform A very thought-provoking journal of not only Whitley’s experiences, but the insights these gave him.

The mind seems to tune it out as if by some sort of instinct.

I knew full well that we are going to have a really rough time in the next fifty years… Though he only says so to undermine the assertion, his end-of-the-world terror resonates throughout the book, and for me defines the narrative. Meet Flynn Carroll, a cop who has to work with alien cops to catch alien criminals on Earth. The final effect is a puzzle, it leaves you unable to decide what category to place the book in: Next morning, the foot of his bed and bedroom floor were drenched.


On vacation in Martha’s Vineyard, this book had dtrieber screaming in my sleep, nightly.

Beyond COMMUNION: The Strange Case of Whitley Strieber

Streiber himself has atrieber clear that he is not totaly sure what it is really about. As he starts approaching it you can clearly see the source of light as a spotlight at the top right of striebe screen.

Surely, though, the maturity and fatigue of being nearly 50 would protect me from the night terrors? This book totally freaked me out, and I couldn’t finish it.

A True Story Front Cover. Other books in the series. When Whitley’s Russian friend Alex Andreas Katsulas finds Whitley in the diner, he tells Whitley that as a child in his native ccommunion he heard stories of small beings who lived in the mines, called Kobolds.

And I couldn’t believe that it just seems like everything I’ve ever heard about this book completely ignored that and made him sound like a dude bellowing about aliens from outer space.

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The author also ignores that in several of the hypnotized sessions a third person, Budd Hopkins, was allowed to striebdr in and question the subject. US Navy research physicist.

Naturally she didn’t belie When my nephew was about ten years old, he insists he was visited by aliens. Briefly, my unremarkable life became hugely exciting and traumatically frightening.

This again produces zero evidence and is filled with a plethora of “I don’t remember’s” and “I just felt that’s” in reportage leaving me baffled as to how this backed the author’s thesis. I am curious if he is still being abducted?


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The largely unseen beings controlling the crafts revealed themselves. The part about the white owls looking in his bedroom window and the white deer on the side of the road haunt me years later.

I also felt that perhaps it was striebe tale that had been woven of partial truths. Oct strieer, Craig rated it did not like it Shelves: You’d almost think that Whitley had had the experience! Use the HTML below.

Every night that summer vacation I was convinced the Greys were coming wtrieber me, their saucer silently gliding across the lake as they plotted how to paralyze and abduct me. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. On December 26,at a secluded cabin in upstate New York, Whitley Strieber went siding with his wife and son, ate Christmas dinner leftovers, and went to bed early.

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They — and you — will discover what is left of our way communiln life: I did not expect to hear the response she gave me! Now available for the first time as an ebook. I also think that the constant emphasis on being “chosen” for a purpose that Strieber speaks of is another attempt to attribute meaning to something which may be wholly meaningless to him as an individual.