FAMOUS GHOSTS, PHANTOMS, AND POLTERGEISTS FOR THE MILLIONS by Andrew Tackaberry

FAMOUS GHOSTS, PHANTOMS, AND POLTERGEISTS FOR THE MILLIONS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Part of a ""Millions"" Series that includes such intriguing titles as Mysticism for the Millions, Borderline Oddities for the Millions and even Psychic Self-Improvement for the Millions, this borderline oddity contains some classic examples of the ghost story and all, as the Shadow knows, are true. Full of sound and fury.....slamming, banging, thumping, bumping poltergeists; ""Gef"" an ""articulate and talkative spirit"" who frequented a lonely farmhouse on the Isle of Man exchanging gossip with his hosts, the Irvings, and also sang current songs. Then there was Betsy Bell and the ""Bell Witch"" who launched a vendetta against Betsy and her family even to the extent of poisoning Betsy's father (how would you like to see that case come up in court?). And there's the much retold tale of the two Englishwomen who walked into the past at Versailles, and the Fox sisters who turned a happenstance visitation into a lifelong career and finally confessed that those knocks heard at the height of their spiritualist meetings were produced by cracking their big toes. There's more...mists and auras and exorcisms...bedtime tales for very tired grownups.

Publisher: Sherbourne