The Mothman Prophecies

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 28, 2013 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 304 pages
This true account of the aliens who invaded the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia - first published in 1975 - has been made into a major motion picture starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney and Alan Bates. For thirteen months Point Pleasant was plagued by a dark terror that culminated in a major disaster. Unearthly noises and ghostly lights in the sky gave way to mutilated animals, winged monsters, weird flying machines and worst of all, the fearsomely demonic 'Bird' - the Mothman. The story reads like a novel - but every single word of it is true and fully documented by John A. Keel, who spent a year in Point Pleasant where he saw and experienced many of the stranger manifestations personally.

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User Review  - boris_balkan - LibraryThing

When writing the Mothman prophecies, John Keel was definitely scared and he handled the fear with anger and contempt for the 'enemy'. This contempt colors the text with an arrogance toward all who are ... Read full review

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User Review  - trivigo - LibraryThing

This is a mixed bag, in terms of its reading value. Keel calls himself a Fortean writer and one can see that in this book. Forteanism purports to be anti-theory. It presents itself as an even more ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

John A. Keel is a noted Fortean investigator. He spent a year in Point Pleasant where he saw and experienced many of the strange manifestations personally.

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