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Fingerprints of the Gods

The Quest Continues
Written by: Graham Hancock
Narrated by: Graham Hancock
Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
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Pulling together the myths, legends and stories handed down from generation to generation, all around the world, Graham Hancock presents his own, unique interpretation of history in this fascinating audiobook.

Fingerprints of the Gods is the revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of listeners throughout the world to change their preconceptions about the history behind modern society.

An intellectual detective story, this unique history audiobook directs probing questions at orthodox history, presenting disturbing new evidence that historians have tried - but failed - to explain.

©1995 Graham Hancock (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

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spectacular

even if wrong (doubtful) a fantastic way to connect to our past and the planet

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Fascinating exploration of an incredible idea

I was hooked in the first chapters but grew sceptical of the authors methods as the book goes on. Ultimately I was glad I stuck with it to the end. He does eventually lay out his full hypothesis. Only problem with the book is some of the numbers and math is hard to follow in audiobook form.

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A must read for all

Inspired and well delivered, this book is a must read for anyone interested in humanity's history. Academics are all too often detracting from real investigative archeology and Hancock's Fingerprints of the Gods is a well crafted push-back.

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YES YES YES

Graham Hancock is unreal and if one of my favorite educators and people in general. The detail and knowledge in this book has changed the way I see the world and has invited me to dig deeper into the specific things that interest me. We are all one, we are the universe, and the Ancients knew that. Can't recommend this book enough and I'm starting the sequel ASAP.

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Wow!

Very well researched and a lot of food for thought. Thank you for this Mr Hancock!

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Amazing

This book is a real eye opener & the 2nd edition Magicians of the gods really drives it home.

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revelations in ancient artifacts

in an impassioned delivery from one of the last great explorers of our time, Hancock breathes life into the stories that we have been taught to carpet in bland, grade school history books. after Fingerprints I no longer take for granted that mankind's lineage has been dismally fractured. reject modern presumptions of our own intelligence and dive into the hands-on revelations within Fingerprints of the Gods.

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Interesting ideas but boring

I’m really interested in the subject matter but found the author was irritating and should have simplified some of his information. When i am listening to the book i don’t want to listen to him rattle off simple math calculations they put me to sleep.

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Not worth it

The author makes so many assumptions and tries to state them as fact through emotion in his reading. It has become painful to listen any further.

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Revolutionary

I loved this book. I love the theories put forward by the author and his ability to convey so much information in a palatable and understandable format is amazing. I have so much to think about and so much more to research. I will be expanding my library with more from this fantastic author. I look forward to the next journey through history.

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  • Linda SB
  • SAN JOSE, CA
  • 2016-10-27

Great book with excellent narration!

I loved every moment of this book! If you're interested in ancient civilizations you should listen to this book. Hancock presents fascinating theories supported by sound research and clear conclusions. He also does and excellent narrarion.

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  • Diana
  • Antelope Valley, CA, United States
  • 2016-07-26

Valuable coverage of ancient earth human history

Graham Hancock did a wonderful job narrating his 1995 book Fingerprint of the Gods. I started this series with book 2, Magicians of the Gods, 2015, and it is interesting to see how much fine tuning Graham Hancock did in the 20 year span between the two related books. And, they are two entirely different books, with Magicians of the Gods focusing on a very significant geological event and its effect on humans and human's knowledge of their own history. Fingerprints of the Gods is an excellent introduction and foundation into the research going beyond the public narrative of mainstream academia and what is taught in public schools. Humanity's history, and earth's history is far more interesting than what is taught.

This book was pretty serious in parts, and I had to divert to a couple of other books in the meantime before returning to complete it. I've mulled over what I have learned in this book, and see how it fit with the two David Wilcock books read in the meantime. There is so much connection between their work - both authors are "big picture" oriented. David Wilcock even refers to Graham Hancock's work within his books too.

The third book of this trilogy will be coming later this year (2016) and I am looking forward to reading (listening) to that.

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  • Juan Santos
  • 2016-09-28

Best Book Ever

Finally finished it.. I'm not very good at reading, I don't give myself time to do it but with the audiobook was very easy for me. Loved it. I would recommend to everyone who wants to open his/her mind to a different reality, different history. Understanding it will give you enough arguments to feel you finally understand the world and civilizations.

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  • Wturner14
  • 2016-09-08

Very well presented

Very interesting and makes a lot of sense. A lot of math presented;but,other than that it kept me engaged.

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  • Ronald
  • 2017-11-21

Captivating and thought provoking to say the least

Graham Hancock confronts us with a most utterly skilfull narration of the ancient history underlying the most enigmatic archaeological monuments known to mankind, such as the majestic pyramids and the leonine Sphinx that adorn the now barren desert landscape of the Giza plateau. His insightful and daring hypotheses are perversely bold. Is it a coincidence that this book is both perversely engaging whilst conveying, nonetheless, the grandeur of the ancients with the dual fascination of both scientific mathematical exactness and the magical mysticism of legend and myth? Alas, it is not. The calendric precision of a great vanished civilization is provocative beyond measure, to say the least. Graham Hancock comes across as a demigod, a direct heir of the wisdom cult of the Viracocha, who by means of sacred geometry and long-forgotten technological advancements, hidden beneath the imposing and impenetrable ice layers of the lost continent of Antarctica, transcended the challenges of global bituminous cataclysms through countless epochs. His account of the heroic feats by Thoth, Quetzalcoatl, and other bearers of great knowledge, are masterfully composed to evoke a grappling sense of urgency upon the world to initiate itself out from uniformitarian rigidities and into the new astrological calendric Era of Aquarius before catastrophe befalls our world engulfing it in the flames of the End Times.

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  • Domingo
  • 2017-02-26

Good but verbose

An enthralling book, but Graham ventures too far into speculation. Nonetheless, the consolidation of so many verified scientific facts does well for the mind to conceive of new possibilities for the past and the future. At times the argument devolves into what fits Graham's theory and not what is most likely, or he will take inconclusive data and draw a conclusion based on his "intuition." Still, a worthwhile prequel to Magicians of the Gods.

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  • Drew
  • 2016-12-19

One word..... Amazing!!!

I could listen to Graham read the dictionary and the way he writes just captures you and keeps you locked in. love everything this about it!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • Central Ohio
  • 2016-09-06

Excellent information well delivered.

Great presentation on theories of origins of various prehistoric structures. The pyramids of Egypt, Cities of South and Central America and other sites are discussed and similarities in legends from geographically diverse populations are presented.

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  • Greg
  • 2016-11-04

excellent research

I found that Hancock did very well at citing his references for the work he borrowed from other researchers. The book was refreshing to hear there may be insights to ancient histories that our society is unaware of. Keep up the great work.

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  • Odd
  • 2016-11-03

It Makes you Wonder.

There are many Discoverys being Surprised by mainstream Science, that would rewrite history. Fingerprints of the Gods is a brilliant book of things They don't want you to know.

loved it. *****

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