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Conan Doyle and the mysterious world of light : 1887-1920

Matt Wingett (Author), Michael Gunton (Writer of supplementary textual content), Leslie Price (Writer of supplementary textual content)
From early in his medical career, Arthur Conan Doyle was fascinated by the paranormal. As a young doctor in Soutsea, he investigated séances, telepathy and hypnosis, and in 1887, the year of his first Sherlock Holmes novel, he becamse convinced of the reality of spirit communication. Even as Holmes's fame grew, Conan Doyle investigated poltergeists, automatic writing and spirit photography. Then, in 1916, as the Great War's death toll mounted, he announced to an astonished world his belief in Spiritualism, all the while comtinuing to produce stories starring his ultra-rational consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes
Print Book, English, 2019
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