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The strange case of Hellish Nell : the story of Helen Duncan and the witch trial of World War II

Author: Nina Shandler
Publisher: [Cambridge, MA] : Da Capo Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Shandler resurrects explores the unanswered questions surrounding the witchcraft trial of "Hellish Nell," Britian's most notorious psychic in the 1940s. Did she channel spirits of the dead who gave  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
History
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Helen Duncan; Helen Duncan; Helen (Wahrsagerin) Duncan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Shandler
ISBN: 9780306814389 0306814382
OCLC Number: 70292035
Description: xiv, 289 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prophecies --
The seer --
The psychic investigator --
The chief constable --
In morning light --
A breach of intelligence --
Changing fortunes --
A material witness --
Grasping at evidence --
A triumph of humiliation --
At the chief constable's bidding --
An extraordinary pack of lies --
Conspiracy --
The hearing --
A tempting invitation --
Behind closed doors --
The appearance of justice --
Opening the prosecution --
The irreverent witness --
Indecent suggestions --
Opening the defense --
Betrayal --
Surrender --
Sincerity beyond belief --
Possessions --
An extraordinary rivalry --
A nemesis returns --
Coffee and clairvoyance --
Judgment day --
A slip of the tongue --
Shall be set free --
Loose lips --
The Supreme Court --
Freedom in deception --
Released.
Responsibility: Nina Shandler.
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