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Across much of the earth’s surface are ancient earthworks and stone system; and John Michell argues that they served the elemental science. Obituary: Champion of New Age ideas and author of the counterculture classic The View Over Atlantis. New View Over Atlantis by John Michell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Vasilis rated it liked it May 11, Subsequently, jihn was a shift in Michell’s emphasis as he became increasingly interested in the landscapes in which he believed that ley lines could be found rather than the UFOs themselves.

His first book, The Flying Saucer Visionhad been unorthodox enough, but his follow-up put firmly on the map the world of ley lines, sacred engineering and other magical relics of a lost civilisation. Chris Green rated it really liked it Aug atlantiz, For other people named John Michell, see John Michell disambiguation.

Hasib rated it really liked it Dec 07, Michell’s impact on the hippie subculture was recognised by mainstream media, and he was invited to submit an article titled “Flying saucers” to The Listener in Maywhich was accompanied by a critical piece by editor Karl Millerin which Michell was described as “less a hippy, perhaps, than a hippy’s counsellor, one of their junior Merlins.

Their Nature and Legacy. Richard Lewis rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Mark rated it really liked it Jan 10, John Frederick Carden Michell 9 February — 24 April was an English author and esotericist who was a prominent figure in the development of the Earth mysteries movement.

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Julie rated it really liked it Nov 02, Tony Hale rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Peter Geyer rated it really liked it Jan 05, The first possibility of a breakout occurred to me at atlnatis beginning of the UFO phenomenon, in the Fifties when the first UFO books were coming out. Everyone believed the current academic orthodoxies of the time and there seemed no way of questioning them.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Dispatched imchell the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? A Revelationin which he outlined his own interpretation of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Mysteries and Curiosities of the Animal Worldwhich appeared in and was devoted to fortean topics involving animals, with much of it focusing on cryptozoological topics. From to he contributed several columns to tabloid newspaper The Mirror as part of an ongoing series run by the astrologer Jonathan Cainer. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Home Joohn Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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However, in his case study was analysed by two archaeologists, Tom Williamson and Liz Bellamy, as part of their work Ley Lines in Questiona critical analysis of the evidence for ley-lines. John Michell, the cult figure and man-about-Notting-Hill who brought “ancient sciences” to the New Age, has died of lung cancer aged In the late s he relocated himself to London.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. From Atlantis To Avalon. Michell was keenly interested in the crop circle phenomenon, and with Christine Rhone and Richard Adams he established a magazine devoted to the subject in You May Also Like.

His performance in exams was hindered by a disinclination to get up early enough to take them.

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The Pagan studies scholar Amy Hale stated that The View Over Atlantis was “a smash countercultural success”, [24] while the historian Ronald Hutton described it as “almost the founding document of the modern earth mysteries movement”. He mentioned to his brother only in passing that he had recently been chatting to Prince Charles; he and HRH are said to have visited together the Chalice Well at Glastonbury and bathed their eyes with its special waters.

Catherine Auman rated it liked it Sep 06, John was no namedropper. Jocasta Innestelegraph. An affectionate and fascinating account of odd folk over the centuries, it has atlantsi striking omission.

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Following the execution of Michael X for a murder committed in Trinidad, Michell published a souvenir pamphlet to commemorate the execution, claiming that all royalties from its publication would go to Michael X’s widow. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Clues to the nature of thhe science, drawn from archaeology, astronomy, geology and other studies, confirm that traditional sacred places were centres of natural magic, used by Druids and other ancient seers.

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A keen painter, [80] in an exhibit of his works was held at the Christopher Gibbs Gallery.

Retrieved from ” https: They made up a sort of Druids’ transport system, he said, which harnessed a mysterious power that whisked large rocks across the countryside. After failing a degree in Russian and German at Trinity College, Cambridgehe returned to London and worked for his father’s property business, there developing his interest in Ufology.

Sonja Van rated it liked it Apr 21, Levis ‘s book Bladud of Bath. The Flying Saucer Vision took the idea of Tony Wedd that ley lines — alleged trackways across the landscape whose existence was first argued by Alfred Watkins — represented markers for the flight of extraterrestrial spacecraft and built on it, arguing that early human society was aided by alien entities who were understood as gods, but that these jhn had abandoned humanity ovee of the latter’s greed for material and technological development.

Michell also demonstrates the significant modern discovery of “leys,” a mysterious network of straight lines that link the ancient places around the world. In he started The Cerealogist, a magazine devoted to the study of crop circles, and held “cornferences”; he included an annual round-up of these elaborate designs in his column in The Oldie, which has appeared every month since the magazine’s launch in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.