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  • Servants of the Supernatural takes us on a joyously weird circuit of the Victorian obsession with the supernatural... Riotously enjoyable.

    Judith Flanders
  • Fascinating... brings to life the wonderfully flamboyant cheats and frauds of the 19th century medium trade... His tale stands beautifully as a reminder to choose one's beliefs carefully

    Deborah Blum, author of Ghost Hunters
  • Lustrous... the heyday of the Victorian séance in all its table-trembling, tambourine-tapping glory.

    Word Magazine
  • [An] engrossing account of séances, mesmerism and mediums.

    Scotland on Sunday
  • The story of the Victorian obsession with séances, spirit writing, communing with the dead and all the showmanship that went with it...Melechi tells it well and wittily.


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