A groundbreaking work of speculation into the mysteries of the universe.
Erich von Daniken was born on April 14th, 1935 in Zofingen, Switzerland. During his formative years at the renowned College St-Michel in Fribourg, Switzerland, Erich von Daniken immersed himself in ancient holy writings and unsolved archaeological puzzles. As a young gastronome, he began writing articles before eventually authoring his international best seller Chariots of the Gods. Erich von Daniken has held countless lectures and discussions at public forums and educational institutions. His 40 books have sold over 67 million copies and have been translated into 32 languages.
The book that started it all...Was God an astronaut? * Sunday Times
Hugely influential work. * Daily Telegraph *
A worldwide publishing sensation...von Daniken's space-faring Gods and rewriting of human history have had a profound influence on both alternative archaeology and popular culture. * Fortean Times *