Lives of the Necromancers

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Lives of the Necromancers
Author William Godwin
Country United States
Language English
Subject Magicians
Published 1834
Media type Print
ISBN 1153638215
OCLC 606221214

Lives of the necromancers or An account of the most eminent persons in successive ages who have claimed for themselves or to whom has been imputed by others the exercise of magical powers (1834) was the final book written by English journalist, political philosopher and novelist William Godwin. The book concerns paranormal legends from western and middle eastern history. In 1835 it was reviewed by Edgar Allan Poe of the Southern Literary Messenger.[1]


  1. ^ Una Pope-Hennessy (1934). Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849: A Critical Biography. Haskell House. p. 176. 


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