In conversation with Kate Summerscale: The Haunting of Alma Fielding


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In conversation with Kate Summerscale: The Haunting of Alma Fielding


London, 1939. Alma Fielding, an ordinary young woman, begins to experience supernatural events in her suburban home.

Nandor Fodor – a Jewish Hungarian refugee and chief ghost hunter for the International Institute for Psychical Research – begins to investigate. In doing so he discovers a different and darker type of haunting: trauma, alienation, loss and the foreshadowing of a nation's worst fears.

Join award-winning pioneer of historical narrative nonfiction, Kate Summerscale, in conversation about her latest book, The Haunting of Alma Fielding.


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