Lisa Morton

Author, Screenwriter, Halloween Expert…what's next?

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“An impressive piece of research . . . a must-read for anyone fascinated with Spiritualism.” Alma Katsu, author of The Deep and The Hunger CONTENTS Introduction1 Summoning the Old Spirits2 Early Necromancy3 Darkness Across the Enlightenment and the Romantic Gothic4 The Victorians and Spiritualism; or, the Seance is Born5 Wars and Ouija: Spiritualism in the  [ Read More ]


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Ghosts: A Haunted History was published by Reaktion Books in 2015. In the history of the numinous there are few things more common than the belief in ghosts. From the earliest writings such as the Epic of Gilgamesh to today’s ghost-hunting reality TV shows, ghosts have chilled the air of nearly every era and every culture  [ Read More ]

Categories: Folklore, Non-Fiction