Majestic by Whitley Strieber – book cover, description, publication history. For forty years, Majestic Agency director Wilfred Stone helped the CIA pretend the landing It is a truth so terrifying that Whitley Strieber had to call it fiction. 11 Sep Once upon a time there was an author named Whitley Strieber who wrote some pretty good horror novels (The Wolfen, The Hunger, etc.).

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The author gives a sense that the ‘others’ aren’ I’ve never read a book like this one.

Is “Whitley Strieber” — the writer-merely the dominant personality that has taken charge of a multitude of selves, at least one of which is an alien being “the greatest master I have ever known”? Strieber’s horror novels are passable pulp, while his supposedly true accounts are powerfully disturbing; reading them, there can be little doubt Strieber is sincere in his belief that these events actually occurred.

They are the rarest kinds of works: Wonderfully written, Strieber is very skilled at making a captivating narrative. Ditto with his positive mode. The author presented gov’t documents and autopsy reports and testimony from real people from leadership positions back then, so it makes me wonder.

It takes the form of millions of close encounter witnesses whose experiences are brought into focus by these few thousand, who comprise the great majority of the witnesses who speak out publicly about what has happened to them. And I could smell the blood and the odor of their stomachs, what was in their stomachs and their colons.

His son replies, “They can be. In such a scenario, Strieber becomes beyond doubt the most vocal, well-known, and influential of the “witnesses,” placing him at the very heart or head of the “communications device” which he describes. The only Do not read this book at night! I believe that this presence is what keeps us trapped here on earth, what prevents mankind from becoming a cosmic being, and what has been maneuvering us toward the earliest possible extinction.


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Alien “grays” are considerably less protean or magical beings than were the faeries of previous lore. Refresh and try again.

Want to Read saving…. But, regardless of where you fall in terms of accepting or rejecting such realities Strieber is still one of the great practioners of thriller fiction writing today. It’s not a great book in form or content, but whenever I’m heading out for an expedition the audiobook of Majestic is the first thing I play; Even better if it’s a night drive.

But essentially some people witness the craft going down. He seems a very hospitable and sensible person. With almost sinister cunning, Strieber toyed with his readers’ fears and doubts and created a shifting, kaleidoscopic meta-fiction of parallel universes in which life imitates art and fiction bleeds into fact, a world where nothing is quite real and reality is like nothing we had ever imagined before.


The smell was horrible coming whitlley of these poor kids, two young coeds. In two interviews prior to Communionhowever, Strieber described in graphic detail what he purportedly witnessed. For years I have told of being present at the University of Texas when Charles Whitman went on his shooting spree from the tower in Jun 30, Arismeire rated it did not like it.

The best strategist conceals his attack behind a shield of confusion. Jan 04, M rated it striebef was ok Shelves: By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. There was little if any mention of a positive or divine alien presence. There are a lot of trippy parts were the “Others” apparently tend to play with peoples minds and memories.

Yet his public persona, as evidenced by his radio show and many of his interviews, is at times rather unsettling, for me at least. Although the book is perceived generally as an account of alien abductionStrieber draws no conclusions about the identity of the alleged abductors.


In a mix of newspaper reports, government documents, confessions by Stone, and third-person reconstruction by Duke, the story unfolds: It was well written and eyeopening but scared the hell out of me.

Be that as it may, it was really well written and easy to follow. And he told me this: Had Strieber’s allegiances shifted to the dark side also? But in Strieber’s case, the gulf in his psyche seems to be unusually wide.

Maybe the good guys gave up or lost a war. Alternating between the two narrators was a “clunky” reading experience at first, but later it becomes more seamless. This was written a This is a fictionalized account of the authors speculations of what occurred at Roswell and the actions and motivations behind that.

In the world of the soul, she’s rich, on a big journey in the direction of ecstasy, and seeking to travel there the only way you can, in a great chorus of free souls. Majestic is a truly strieger tale.

I knew then that it majstic coming from the Tower. As accounts of the slow and agonizing process of individuation by which we seek to arrive at the totality of ourselves, his writings may be some of the most profound on offer in twenty-first century literature, even if not quite in the way in which Strieber intended.

Some of them qualify as what striebe would call monsters, in every sense of that word. And we had taken it, and were wriggling on the line. Strieber’s contention is that a small number of the children who were subjected to government mind control and abuse were selected by the visitors for their own mysterious agendaand that he was one of the chosen.