Lives Of The Necromancers: An Account Of The Most Eminent Persons In Successive Ages Who Have Claimed For Themselves Or To Whom Has Been Imputed By Others

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2004 - Fiction - 304 pages
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1876. Partial list of Contents: Ambitious Nature of Man; Examples of Necromancy and Witchcraft from the Bible; Greece; Rome; Revolution Produced in the History of Necromancy and Witchcraft Upon the Establishment of Christianity; History of Necromancy in the East; Dark Ages of Europe; Communication of Europe and the Saracens; Revival of Letters; and Sanguinary Proceedings Against Witchcraft.

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I was actually hoping that it was going to be a fiction book about necromancers from the father of Mary Shelley, but no such luck. It's more like an encyclopedia. Godwin provides an expansive history ... Read full review

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Writer William Godwin was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire on March 3, 1756. He attended Hoxton Presbyterian College and became a minister. He left the ministry in 1787 in order to become a full-time writer. His best-known works are Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793) and The Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794). In 1797, he married feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft and they had a child who later became known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley the author of Frankenstein. He primarily wrote novels during his later years, including Mandeville (1817), Cloudesley (1830) and Deloraine (1833). He died on April 7, 1836.

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