In THE NECROMANCERS Robert Hugh Benson sets out to expose the dangers of "Spiritism," interest in which had reached epidemic proportions by the early twentieth century. C. C. Martindale, S.J. commented that, "It is in THE NECROMANCERS that he brings all his heavy artillery to bear on his professed enemy. Here again the uncanny enters, but rises to the heroic level, and achieves the horrible; and I...
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A rather understated - let's call it subtle - supernatural horror. I really like that Benson treats Spiritualism, and the door it opens to Satanic oppression, seriously but without hysteria. The author was a Catholic convert and Roman Catholic prie...
ss that I can think of no book which reaches so high a pitch of horror, unaided by alien elements."