Reviews

  • "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."

    Express