D. D. Home: His Life and Mission

D. D. Home: His Life and Mission

by Madame Dunglas Home

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D. D. Home: His Life and Mission by Madame Dunglas Home

First published in 1888, this biography relates the remarkable life of Scottish-born medium Daniel Dunglas Home (1833-1886). Descended from a long line of reputed seers, Home was easily the most well known and sought-after of the spiritualists of his day. Famous for his ability to levitate and communicate with the deceased, Home carved out an illustrious career for himself, conducting séances for Napoleon III, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (whose husband Robert lampooned Home as 'Mr Sludge the Medium'), Tolstoy, and Queen Sophia of the Netherlands among others. Written by Home's second wife, Julie de Gloumeline, this book seeks to set the celebrated medium apart from his contemporaries by outlining the truth and purpose behind Home's supernatural exploits. D. D. Home provides a fascinating and personal insight into an enigmatic figure who, in the twenty-five years he worked as a medium, was never exposed as a fraud.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108025652
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/27/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Spiritualism and Esoteric Knowledge Series
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Scotland and America; 2. England and Italy; 3. Italy and France; 4. France and Russia; 5. England; 6. England; 7. England, Rome, and Paris; 8. America, Russia, and England; 9. England; 10. Public readings. Scotland. France; 11. England - Spiritualism and science; 12. Russia, Geneva, Florence, Nice; 13. 1876-1886; Index.

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