BOOK REVIEW: Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers by Jacques Vallee (Daily Grail Publishing) / Having further. Jacques Fabrice Vallée (French: [vale]; born September 24, ) is a computer scientist, . Speculation about these potential links were first detailed in Vallée’s third UFO book, Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers. SOURCE: Vallee, Jacques. Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., Preface, pp. vii-ix;.

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Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling. May 29, Bret McCormick rated it it was amazing. If you don’t know about the great airship flap of the early s, then you have no business dissing this book.

In this sense, it’s definitely an important volume on the UFO shelf.

Notify me of new comments via email. Margaret Elphinstone The Sea Road 11, First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia:. This intriguing little book examines jaqcues history of UFO sightings and shows the parallels with fairy lore, particularly Celtic fairy lore. In the mythology of Ireland and Scotland, buckwheat is a staple ingredient in Faerie food.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This is why in my own story, the Elsians—who can vsllee any appearance—will eventually materialize in support of our primary villain when he seizes power in America. Mar 22, Cats Moulder’s rated it it was amazing.

All of them, it transpires, are blatant lies:. For me, this is another five star book from vqllee of the most important men in the field of serious ufology. Passport to Magonia is rare in that It combines both mythology and folklore to the subject of UFOs to build not only a fascinating and informative background but also an extremely convincing case- one that is both original as well as a well-researched thesis and one that’s difficult not to if not outright totally agree with his thesis immediately credence to.


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PontoiseVal-d’OiseFrance. Tulli Papyrus possibly 15th century B. Charles River Editors Flying Saucers 8, Skeptics and believers alike will not be disappointed. I read this as a teenager.

Over two decades ago, eminent scientist Vallee wrote a provocative book about alleged UFO landings, folklore, and certain unexplained phenomena. While there’s an interesting kernel to his theory, I’m not quite sure some of the sources he draws from are meant to be taken in a spirit of anything besides allegory — Ezekiel and the Wheel, for example.

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The idea of UFOs was not unknown inbut most of the people in attendance at the Fatima apparitions would not have attributed the claimed phenomena there to UFOs, let alone to extraterrestrials. It is less often pointed out, however, that our age has generated, and continues to generate, mythical material almost unparalleled in quantity and quality in the rich records of human imagination.

What Magonia does have that Dimensions doesn’t is an excellent catalogue of cases contained at the end of ajcques book. To ask other readers questions about Passport to Magoniaplease sign up. Jacques Vallee Passport to Magonia 41, In recent stories of encounters with aliens, the aliens seem to be using some kind of mind control to assure us of their benevolent intentions.

An essential book for any fortean’s bookshelf! The phenomenon has been active throughout human history, and seems to masquerade in various forms to different cultures.

Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds

What Magonia does have that Dimensions doesn’t is an excellent jacqes of case This book is a fascinating read and it well deserves its place in my ufology book collection. He has also served on the National Advisory Committee of the University of Michigan College of Engineering and was involved in early work on artificial intelligence.

List of reported UFO sightings Sightings in outer space. Apr 03, E. Vincenzo Mgaonia Macrino Humanity 17, In the Carazinho case of July 26,five dwarfs dressed in dark uniforms and small boots were seen. Still, a good, though not vital read, but an impo An undoubtedly important book in UFO lore, but no longer a must read. Garreau, a man who is regarded valee trustworthy by local residents, saw a round flying object, the size of a small truck, shaped somewhat like a cauldron.


As one folklore tradition is transmitted from one community to another, some details are dynamic, while others stay the same. I suppose with the easy connections to the internet that are available now, that I hadn’t considered how laborious mmagonia would be to gather all of that information together in the time before computers.

Vyner believes jacqurs Jack was again to blame for the scare in late August,in Mattoon, Illinois. Sheaffer further states that “the M. Index of ufology articles.


Lists with This Book. Vallee’s thesis amgonia that there are folkloric parallels between UFO reports and phenomena of the mythic past — encounters with the Fair Folk, zeppelin sightings in the s, religious apparition, etc.

Mar 09, Krista the Krazy Kataloguer rated it really liked it Shelves: The first was twelve-year-old Everett Clark of Dante, Tennessee, whose dog, Frisky, was nearly taken up into a flying craft. So many of these accounts are beyond belief, which makes for great reading, but which Vallee reminds the reader, cannot be taken at face value.

Rather, it is much more likely that that is exactly what the manipulators want us to believe.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Although the firm formed several international spinoffs and partnered with a variety of prominent firms and governmental organizations including Lehman BrothersRenault and NASA maagonia, it failed to attain long-term profitability.