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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Reviews Schrijf een review. Dec 07, Ian rated it liked it Shelves: What an amazing book to have in your collection of folklore and alien encounters. At the jacqkes he observed this, there were no rockets powerful enough to launch such a satellite, so the team was quite excited as they assumed that the Earth’s gravity had captured a natural satellite asteroid.

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Jacques Vallée – Wikipedia

In Nithsdale a fairy rewards the kindness of a young mother, to whom she had committed her babe to suckle, by taking her on a visit to Fairyland. This is why in my own story, the Elsians—who can take any appearance—will eventually materialize in support of our primary villain when he seizes power in America.

Less than thirty feet away, above him on the slope, was a man: An undoubtedly important book in UFO lore, but no longer a must read. The updated version is entitled “UFOs: He goes beyond a simple examination and compares it to the fairy religions and mythologies from the past. This was an terrific book that relates aliens and UFOs with folklore.


In an interview on Conspire. 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. Vallee takes modern-day UFO reports, the airship sightings of the s, fairie lore, etc.

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It landed in his field, and a door slid open. This jacqufs represents an extension of the ETH where the alleged extraterrestrials could be potentially from anywhere. Ezekiel’s Wheel circa — B.

Allen Hynekthe chair of the University’s astronomy department. So were his seven coworkers, in a unique case of collective physiological reaction. However, even with the undeniable similarities between ancient and modern encounters with the unknown, what readers of PASSPORT TO MAGONIA might find to be the most valpee aspect of the book is the possible significance of the experience itself — in particular the serious implications involving the manipulation of human thought over centuries.

Then Jack fled, dropping his cloak, which was picked up at once by another shadow who ran after him. I suppose with the easy connections to the inte Jacques F. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

He wore shining garments and a flashing lamp on his chest. And the best way to study these phenomena is to avoid speculation and to collect and publish available data i. This is a foundational book for UFO enthusiasts.


That, however, is too much. Seminal investigation of the similarities between fairy lore and the UFO phenomenon. Views Read Edit View history. It is considered to be a classic seminal book on the subject and after reading it, I can see why. The first half of this book is a fascinating compendium of word of mouth sightings of fairie folk and little people, and the consequences of encounters with such.

Nov 25, Alanus rated it it was amazing. The reprint by DailyGrail Publishing also contains the appendix of the original — being a compilation of a century of well-documented accounts of apparent human and non-human interaction.

Jacques Vallee manages the impossible: None of them had previously believed in the reality of the so-called saucers. Professionally he started as an astronomer at the Paris Observatory ingallee 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.

Overall, this book is magpnia major contribution to the field of ufology as well as science in general. Vallee was one of the first scientists to closely study UFO phenomenon.