The History of Spiritualism, Vol. II

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Sprache - Englisch

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In 'The History of Spiritualism, Vol. II', Arthur Conan Doyle delves deep into the mystical world of spiritualism, providing a comprehensive account of the origins, practices, and controversies surrounding the movement. Written in a clear and engaging style, Doyle explores the manifestations of spiritualism throughout history, shedding light on its impact on society and individuals. Drawing on historical documents and personal experiences, the book offers valuable insights into the spiritualist movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. It also reflects Doyle's own fascination with the supernatural and his belief in life after death. Arthur Conan Doyle, best known for his Sherlock Holmes detective stories, was a firm believer in spiritualism and the afterlife. His interest in the subject led him to investigate mediums and psychic phenomena, which ultimately inspired him to write 'The History of Spiritualism'. Doyle's background as a physician and his keen observational skills are evident in the meticulous research and thoughtful analysis presented in this book. I highly recommend 'The History of Spiritualism, Vol. II' to readers interested in the paranormal, history, and psychology. Doyle's scholarly approach and compelling narrative make this book a valuable resource for anyone seeking to understand the complexities of spiritualism and its enduring influence on society.

About the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was a prolific British author most renowned for his creation of the iconic detective, Sherlock Holmes. His literary work transcends the genre of detective fiction, extending into historical novels, science fiction, plays, poetry, and non-fiction. Conan Doyle was a man of boundless curiosity and interests, which led him to explore spiritualism later in his life, culminating in works such as 'The History of Spiritualism, Vol. II' (1926). Conan Doyle, educated as a physician at the University of Edinburgh, infused his writing with meticulous detail and an inductive approach characteristic of his medical training. Although Holmes is his most enduring legacy, Conan Doyle's foray into spiritualism demonstrates a deep engagement with the metaphysical questions of his time. His literary style, a blend of fast-paced narrative, intricate plots, and vivid characterizations, helped shape the standards of detective fiction and suspense writing. Doctrinaire yet passionate about his belief in the afterlife, his spiritualist writings sought to apply the same empirical rigor he employed in his detective fiction to personal experiences and research on the supernatural. These works offer a fascinating glimpse into the intellectual profile of a writer who was constantly evolving and remain a significant part of his broader literary heritage.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 220 Pages

Filesize: 3.6 MB

ISBN: 8596547102052