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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What Magonia does have tto Dimensions doesn’t is an excellent catalogue of cases contained at the end of the book. On that occasion he flew above two sentries, who fired at him.

Professionally he started as an astronomer at mahonia Paris Observatory inbefore he finally moved to the United States in and began working in astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin, at whose MacDonald Observatory he worked on NASA’s first project making a detailed informational map of Mars.

They seduce earth women, and the few heroes who dare seek their friendship find the girls from Elfland endowed with desires that betray a carnal, rather than purely aerial, nature. They serve man or fight him.

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He also has an appendix for a comprehensive list of ufo sightings and abductions. Vallee is an engaging writer who does a terrific with using primary sources. T 30, Eryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 31, Cynde Moya rated it it was amazing. First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: If you don’t know about the great airship flap of magonla early s, then you have no business dissing this book. The phenomenon has been active throughout human history, and seems to masquerade in various forms to different cultures.

I read this as a teenager. May 16, Ard rated it liked it Shelves: This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: So were his seven coworkers, in a unique case of collective physiological reaction.

They looked like Europeans and shook hands with Garreau. Sought after by Fortean enthusiasts, ufo buffs, and serious-minded researchers, for many years it has only been available as a rare collectible displayed in the glass bookcases of those with deep pockets. Vallee offers some fascinating observations and, go fifty years after the fact, still manages to astound.

Dec 07, Ian rated it liked it Shelves: This book thus describes the parallels between modern-day UFO-sightings and earlier encounters with fairy folk.


Jacques Vallee manages the impossible: Nov 07, Joey Madia rated it it was amazing.

It is an invaluable resource. A very fascinating book on cultural narratives, comparing the fairy stories of the past with contemporary techno UFO lore. Apr 03, E.

Freidrich Nietzche Thus Spoke Zarathustra 11, While there’s an interesting kernel to his theory, I’m not quite sure some of the jacquew he draws from are meant to be taken in a spirit of anything besides allegory — Ezekiel and the Wheel, for example. Garreau, a man who is regarded as trustworthy by local residents, saw a round flying object, the size of a small truck, shaped somewhat like a cauldron.

Apr 07, Denver Michaels rated it it was amazing. Sturrock ‘s Plasma Research Institute as a computer specialist.

Passport to Magonia

From Folklore to Flying Saucers. These matters are the subject of Passport to Magonia, Jacques Vallee’s seminal master-work that changed our understanding of the UFO phenomenon.

Jul 16, Fredric Mau rated it really liked it Shelves: Hynek”, a reference to ufologist J.

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