The Mothman Prophecies

  • by John A. Keel
  • Narrated by Craig Wasson
  • 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

West Virginia, 1966. For thirteen months the town of Point Pleasant is gripped by a real-life nightmare that culminates in a tragedy that makes headlines around the world. Strange occurrences and sightings, including a bizarre winged apparition that becomes known as the Mothman, trouble this ordinary American community. Mysterious lights are seen moving across the sky. Domestic animals are found slaughtered and mutilated. And journalist John Keel, arriving to investigate the freakish events, soon finds himself an integral part of an eerie and unfathomable mystery.Translated into over thirteen languages, John Keel's unsettling account of what he encountered in Point Pleasant has long been regarded as a classic in the literature of the unexplained. It is now the basis of a major motion picture starring Richard Gere and Laura Linney.The Mothman Prophecies is also available in print from Tor Books.

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A bit over the top.

I haven't got a problem with the quality of the recording nor the reading so in that respect it's not at all bad. My only complaint is the bounderies of the fantastic are breeched so readily. I mean the guy who wrote this at once debunks certain myths and at the same time promotes others. But the one thing that got me to turn towards my player and vocally exclaim 'WHAT??' was when he suggested that a person in someones house was either wearing electric socks or was a remote control android programmed to interview people. And scarily he says it with all seriousness.
I'd recommend you only buy this if you've got money to burn.

I guess it's my fault as I should've read the bumph thoroughly.
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- Ghgh

Dull and repetitive!

Headline says it all... Formulaic, extremely repetitive with very little narrative structure. Narration was OK.
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- G J Day

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-08-2002
  • Publisher: Random House Audio