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Calling the Spirits By Lisa Morton

Calling the Spirits by Lisa Morton

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Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances by Lisa Morton

Calling the Spirits investigates the eerie history of our conversations with the dead, from necromancy in Homer's Odyssey to the emergence of Spiritualism, when Victorians were entranced by mediums and the seance was born

Among our cast are the Fox sisters, teenagers surrounded by 'spirit rappings'; Daniel Dunglas Home, the 'greatest medium of all time'; Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, whose unlikely friendship was forged, then riven, by the afterlife; and Helen Duncan, the medium whose trial in 1944 for witchcraft proved more popular to the public than news about the war. The book also considers Ouija boards, modern psychics and paranormal investigations, and is illustrated with engravings, fine art (from beyond), and photographs.

A hugely entertaining contribution from the supernaturally adept Lisa Morton, Calling the Spirits begs the question: is anybody there...

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GOR010927166
9781789142808
1789142806
Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances by Lisa Morton
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Reaktion Books
2020-09-14
336
N/A
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