This book presents
the author's journey back to one special summer at age
nine to search for the hidden location of a secret
school, its classmates, and its night-time alien
Author Whitley Strieber in his book, The Secret School,
recounts one extraordinary childhood summer he spent
attending a secret school in the woods near his home in
San Antonio, Texas. Though forgotten for more than 40
years, these midnight forays unconsciously prepared him
for the encounters he revealed in his previous three
Jumping between age outside view and an adult's
hindsight, Strieber vividly recreates an adventure that
stretches across decades, landing at the place that his
new life started when he met extraterrestrials. Moving
rapidly from revelation to revelation, the secret school
recounts the nine lessons that changed Strieber's life.
began probing some of his childhood memories concerning a
secret school in the woods. He reached a time in his life
when he began asking himself how much of it was real and
how much of it was fantasy. Strieber recalled being
fascinated with staring at the stars in with wondering
about Egypt. He was fascinated with the Sphinx. He set
out to find the lost path through the woods and the
secret school expert.
describes a fascinating moment when he found himself
going back in time. He was in Houston when suddenly he
heard the clip-clop of horses and saw a wagon go by.
After the incident was over, he checked the newspaper collection tried to correlate his experience to the late
1800s. He believes he experienced time travel. Strieber's
lessons in the secret school or fascinating.
The Secret School
Many of then
involved time travel where he found himself relating
other peoples lives from thousands of years ago. But each
one of the time travels turned out to be a learning
experience. On one of his journeys he was taken to a lost
world. From this he began to question if the entire
process of evolution had taken place before.
Strieber says that something did happen around the year 10,000
B.C. in his vision of the past, two things took place.
First, the planet was moving from one astrological house
to the next and second a large comet-type object was
approaching our earth. The comet came close enough to
cause a major disturbance of the planet's rotation and
there may have been fragments that hit the earth is well.
Strieber wonders if astrology is based on real events
from the past.
Each of Strieber's lessons in the secret school is
inspiring. It leads us to ask how many others have been
in a secret school or had a secret tutor unknown to their
families. Like the Egyptians and the Hindus, the Inca's,
Mayans and the Aztecs had legends of magicians who helped
them with their projects.
The Secret School
is a fascinating book and one that readers will have a
difficult time putting down. Each of Strieber's adventures
pulls the reader in deeper. The analysis of each of the
nine lessons is tied in with learning and understanding
civilization and developing an appreciation for those who
have come before us. To order the book, click on the bookcover above.