By Massimo Polidoro
regardless of their differing views the 2 males not just revered one another yet grew to become neighbors. The correspondence among them at the topic presents a desirable glimpse not just into the personalities of 2 proficient and engaging celebrities but additionally right into a psychic phenomenon that's the ancestor of modern day channeling craze.
Based on unique correspondence, photos, and his personal large examine, Massimo Polidoro reconstructs this strange friendship among a believer and a skeptic, which weathered mediums, seances, an apparition of Houdini's departed mom, automated writing by way of Conan Doyle's spouse, public debunkings, and harm emotions. He additionally discusses the ultimate rift that ended the friendship of the 2 strong-willed males. fanatics of Conan Doyle, Houdini, magic, and the old roots of the "New Age" may be thrilled through this notable story.
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