Twilight of the Gods: The Mayan Calendar and the Return of the Extraterrestrials

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High up in the Bolivian Andes-4,000 meters above sea level-lies Pumapunku, an ancient ruined city that simply could never have been constructed by its Stone Age inhabitants."Something here really stinks to high heaven," writes Erich von Daniken.

"In Twilight of the Gods," says von Daniken, "I document precisely what it was that left the first visitors breathless as they stood before the mighty stone blocks some 400 years ago. I will show you ...

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Overview

High up in the Bolivian Andes-4,000 meters above sea level-lies Pumapunku, an ancient ruined city that simply could never have been constructed by its Stone Age inhabitants."Something here really stinks to high heaven," writes Erich von Daniken.

"In Twilight of the Gods," says von Daniken, "I document precisely what it was that left the first visitors breathless as they stood before the mighty stone blocks some 400 years ago. I will show you what archeologists discovered hundreds of years ago and demonstrate how much has been destroyed over the centuries. Intentionally.

"I will also prove that Pumapunku was not built by any Stone Age people.


"And in December 2012, the gods will return from their long journey and appear again here on Earth. At least that is what the Mayan calendar would have us believe.

"The so-called gods—the extraterrestrials—will come again. We're headed for a 'god shock' of major proportions.

"But doesn't anyone with half a brain know that interstellar travel is simply impossible because of the sheer distances involved? And that extraterrestrials would never look like us?

"Well, dear readers, I destroy these preconceptions. Systematically. One bit at a time."

In his own inimitable way, Erich von Daniken picks these preconceptions and prejudices apart with a clarity no other author could manage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601631411
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/29/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 227,054
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Erich von Daniken is arguably the most widely read and most-copied nonfiction author in the world. He published his first (and most well-known) book, Chariots of the Gods, in 1968. It was a worldwide best-seller and has been followed by 31 more books including the recent hit History Is Wrong (New Page Books). His works have been translated into 28 different languages and have sold a total of 63 million copies. Several of his books have also been turned into films, and Erich's ideas have been the inspiration for a wide range of TV series, including the History Channel's smash hit special, "Ancient Astronauts." He is an ever-present figure on the international lecture circuit. He lives in Switzerland.
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  • Posted July 24, 2011

    Excellent! I couldn't put it down...highly recommended

    This book really sheds factual light on the subject of extraterrestrial ancestors.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 14, 2011

    Awesome Read!

    Erich van Daniken really does do his research. I didn't want to put the book down! Very interesting the way he interprets verses in the Bible to how the ancients would have tried to describe ET visitors and spaceships.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    If you are a fan of any of Von Daniken's other books you will love this one. If you are a believer or curious on ancient astronaut theories then this is the book for you.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 22, 2011

    Lots of research

    I enjoyed this book very much. A good read.

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    Posted November 29, 2011

    Great book

    I liked this book. His books always make me think!

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