The Spirit Engineer by AJ West: Imaginative gothic tale set in Edwardian Belfast

Review: Home Rule, sectarianism, the first World War are all here there but as stage hands

Prof William Jackson Crawford is an engineer and a man of science, not of spiritualism.

Prof William Jackson Crawford is an engineer and a man of science, not of spiritualism.

“Certain men are liable to be duped, and there is no creature so gullible as the certain man.”

Can a medium really commune with the dead? Do knocks through the floorboards, voices from beyond the grave, and levitating tables mean spirits in limbo, ghosts with unfinished business, or are they tricks of misdirection, of the light?

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