The Necromancers.

By: Benson, Robert Hugh

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Grading: Page edges browning, else a near fine (NF) copy.

First published in 1909. Vol 20 in the Dennis Wheatley Library Of The Occult series published by Sphere Books in the mid 1970s, with a new introduction by series editor Dennis Wheatley.

''(1871-1914) UK writer, younger brother of A.C. Benson and E.F. Benson, and the most overtly religious of the three - their father, Edward White Benson (1829-1896) was Archbishop of Canterbury. The stories assembled in The Light Invisible (1903), published in the year he converted to Roman Catholicism, utilize supernatural devices for homiletic purposes, as does the sequence of Club Stories assembled in A Mirror of Shalott, Composed of Tales Told at a Symposium (coll 1907; cut 1907 US). More impressively, THE NECROMANCERS (1909) treats spiritualismas a form of necromancy through the story of a young Roman Catholic convert who almost loses his soul when he communicates with the spirit of his dead fiancée'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of Fantasy).

Title: The Necromancers.

Author Name: Benson, Robert Hugh


Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

Grading: Page edges browning, else a near fine (NF) copy.

Seller ID: 41798