Jadoo has 68 ratings and 4 reviews. Duncan said: A battered first-edition, ex- public library. Which only added to its charm. Loved this book. Old-fashion. John Keel () was a Fortean journalist (and personal inspiration) best known for But Keel’s first book, Jadoo, is my absolute favorite. I’m happy to announce that a new edition of John Keel’s Jadoo, edited by Patrick Huyghe, is now available from Anomalist Books. Jadoo was.
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Keel corresponded with Ivan T. The book has aged very, very well.
John Keel – Wikipedia
Most of what he finds is explicable in rational terms, or is stuff that he can add to his repertoire of magic tricks. Although his own thoughts about UFOs and associated anomalous phenomena gradually evolved since the mid s, Keel remained one of ufology’s most original and controversial researchers.
The Best of John Keel. At the time of the release of the movie, a rumor circulated that Keel had died. My other jon is more obscure.
Keel made a rare appearance at a birthday celebration held in his honor among a few of his closest friends. Tower, The Fickle Finger of Fate. The book was widely popularized as the basis of a film of the same name starring Richard Gere.
Views Read Edit View history. According to Keel, he initially sought to explain UFOs as extraterrestrial visitations, but later abandoned this hypothesis. Researchers have tried tracking him down from time to time, but come up with nothing. Keel had just died. I read this years ago and still have it on my “books to keep” shelf. But this book is before all that.
Jadoo by John Keel ()
Free Books Book Reviews. I wondered in a few places just quite how much Keel is bullshitting us — because he probably jojn.
Inhe published Jadooa book describing his time in Egypt and India investigating the Indian rope trick and the legendary yeti. William Roberts rated it really liked it Dec 30, No, John never did revisit his old Jadoo haunts. Kartik Galphade rated it really liked it Nov 25, In this dark work, John Keel explores these phenomena, and in doing so reveals the shocking truth about our present position and future destiny in the cosmic scheme of things.
More than 2, books were reviewed in the course of his investigation, in addition to thousands of magazines, newsletters, and newspapers.
Did Keel ever return to Egypt, India, or Sikkim? Keel would go on to become a scriptwriter for radio and television, and a stringer for newspapers. A little bit, at least. Books by John A. Where Did the Road Go?
Jadoo by John Keel (1957)
Tulli Papyrus possibly 15th century B. It is a story of ghosts and phantoms and strange mental aberrations; of an invisible world that surrounds us and occasionally engulfs us; of prophets and prophecies, and gods and demons. However, a year into his investigations, Keel realized that the extraterrestrial hypothesis was untenable and did not explain, for him, based within his personality and belief systems, all the answers.
Keel’s journeys take him at one point through Himalayan foothills where flowers almost narcotize him into a deep sleep. Pop Haydn rated it it was amazing Feb 15, He claimed that while in the Army he was trained in psychological warfare as a propaganda writer. John Clarke, Jr rated it really jhn it May 29, Uncategorized — admin 2: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Ralph rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Comment by John Jadoi — January 9, 4: It has inspired me to travel to the exotic places he describes, although I am sadly aware jxdoo of the true “alien” cultures have been lost. The Fickle Finger of Fate. Comment by William “Bill” J. And what if UFOs and other paranormal manifestations are merely tools being used to manipulate us and guide us toward the cosmic role we are fated to play?
A fabulous book in the tradition of H. Thanks for jdaoo us about the problem. Wylz rated it liked it Feb 25, Most of what A battered first-edition, ex-public library. RSS feed for comments on this post. Grabowski — January 10, 1: Feb 13, Roberto Audiffred rated it it was amazing. It saddens me that he only wrote a few books.
Anyone heard of it? Perhaps this is just a story; perhaps there is some truth behind it.