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2012: The War for Souls

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

A great accomplishment!

I believe that this novel is by far one of the best I have ever had the privilege of reading. as for some of the more unappreciative readers I would recommend reading Strieber's 'Communion' and 'The Grays' to truly understand the mind of Whitley Strieber. In all honesty...
I believe that this novel is by far one of the best I have ever had the privilege of reading. as for some of the more unappreciative readers I would recommend reading Strieber's 'Communion' and 'The Grays' to truly understand the mind of Whitley Strieber. In all honesty this book was a great read and I would highly recommend giving it a chance, though I would also recommend reading Communion and The Grays before judging the creativity of this novel.

posted by Anonymous on August 17, 2008

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

How can this get good reviews?

I'm very shocked at the good reviews I see here. I read this book right after "The Grays" and wow was I disappointed. The plotline is very poor, straight out of a second rate "Tales from the Darkside" episode, or a movie that the SciFi channel would make. The characters...
I'm very shocked at the good reviews I see here. I read this book right after "The Grays" and wow was I disappointed. The plotline is very poor, straight out of a second rate "Tales from the Darkside" episode, or a movie that the SciFi channel would make. The characters, with the exception of Martin, are very poorly defined and seem to change personalites from chapter to chapter. I just didn't care what happened to anyone in this book, or where the story was going. Do not read this expecting it to be along the same lines as The Grays.

posted by CheriScha on April 22, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2008

    A great accomplishment!

    I believe that this novel is by far one of the best I have ever had the privilege of reading. as for some of the more unappreciative readers I would recommend reading Strieber's 'Communion' and 'The Grays' to truly understand the mind of Whitley Strieber. In all honesty this book was a great read and I would highly recommend giving it a chance, though I would also recommend reading Communion and The Grays before judging the creativity of this novel.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 15, 2014

    Great read, I have not read any booka by this author til this on

    Great read, I have not read any booka by this author til this one and I have read several since and found an author that is enjoyable to read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2007

    The most terrifying and freighting book ever!

    Simply put, this is the most terrifying and freighting book you will ever read. After the first 68 pages you will be numb and have to take a break. The only problem is - you can't - for whatever you do, the horror stays with you. You not only read about the most horrific events in human history, you live them. No one does this better than Whitley Strieber. His book 'War Day', about post nuclear holocaust America, left me in tears for weeks. '2012 - The War For Souls' will leave each of us who reads the novel in shock and horror for a very long time. This book is not for the faint hearted, but if you want to read the scariest and most gut wrenching book ever written, pick up '2012'.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Great sf

    While working at the bottom of the pyramid of Khufu, Martin Winters feels a strong vibration and escapes before the sacred site explodes leaving a lens like object. All over theglobe, sacred sites explode revealing more lens like objects and at night they emit blood red discs that suck the souls out of humans turning them into a zombie like condition. The beings behind this atrocity are not aliens from another world but shape shifting reptilians from an alternate earth who want to take over this earth because they polluted their world to the point of making it an an uninhabitable hell.-------------------- The seraphs as they are called on the world of Abaddon plan their invasion for December 21, 2012 a special date in the Mayan calendar where earth is at a certain loci in the galaxy. This event happens only once every twenty-six thousand years. The dimensional barrier thons at this point and the seraphs expect an easy victory since they put their own people in position of power on earth to facilitate the take over. They don¿t take into account the resiliency of the human spirit or the heroes who vow to live free by defeating them or die trying.------ What the beings of Abaddon want to take over is not our earth but another alternate terra that has two suns, no moon, a Tsarist Russia and French and British empires. The action is non-stop and readers find themselves totally absorbed in this refreshingly original storyline. The villains are evil but seem cartoonish at times while people who fight the seraphs give all to free their world from the monsters. Whether they succeed or not, civilization as we know it will be changed forever.----- Harriet Klausner

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