Do you believe in ghosts? From incubi in Sumatra to exorcism in Sudan to spirits in our own backyard, The Dead Roam the Earth explores the fascinating variety—and uncanny similarity—of supernatural encounters in every corner of the planet, providing chilling accounts of real-life ghost sightings, haunted places, poltergeists, possessions, Mothmen, demons, witchcraft, ritualistic killings, and much more.
Could so many people in so many places just be imagining things? In addition to its wealth of testimonials from ordinary people witnessing extraordinary things, this engrossing book presents the latest scientific attempts to make sense of the supernatural—including how electronic equipment has revolutionized spiritual communication—and finds the devil in the details.
I skimmed through this book and my 16 year old daughter (lover of all things horror) read it. It has a lot of interesting stories about what people believe, but to someone the least bit skeptical these stories come across as a little silly. It is hard to believe people actually think this stuff is real and were able to draw the the conclusions they did. Even my teenager kept rolling her eyes at it. How can you conclude a movie is haunted because two of the actors died years apart? Did you know Anna Nicole Smith reported having sex with a ghost right before she became famous?
If you look at it as a study in what people believe in different cultures then you will appreciate this book. I am skeptical and I would have to witness an event before I could believe it. The author experienced an event when he was younger and has been studying the paranormal for the last 35 years. He says in the intro that this book isn't about proving the supernatural exists, but how people react to it.
This is the perfect book for a Halloween giveaway!
My copy is VERY used (remember the teenage daughter read it and it was transported in a backpack) but I am giving it away to someone who comments (INT)
1. contact info
2. have you experienced any spooky or paranormal activity?
*followers get double entery
contest ends 11/7