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Conversations with Arthur Conan Doyle   Conversations with Arthur Conan Doyle
Arthur Conan Doyle with Simon Parke

An imagined conversation in which Arthur Conan Doyle's words are entirely his own, speaking about his commitment to spiritualism, which amazed people in… more
Conversations with Leo Tolstoy   Conversations with Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy with Simon Parke

This is Tolstoy is his own words, drawn from his extensive books, essays and letters. Vegetarianism, marriage, non-violence, the military, death, God and… more
The Vital Message   The Vital Message
Arthur Conan Doyle

In this book, Arthur Conan Doyle shares his thoughts on scepticism, religion, psychic phenomena, and Jesus, whom he sees as the highest of spiritual beings. more
The New Revelation   The New Revelation
Arthur Conan Doyle

Written just before the outbreak of the First World War, The New Revelation considers death and the after-life, and contact with the spirit world through… more
 
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The Orpheus Motif in North America: The Comanche tradition – To give the reader a general idea of the form taken by the Orpheus tradition in North America, I reproduce the version of the Comanche Indians, here published for the first time. It was communicated to me orally by the late Dr Ralph Linton, who noted it down in the course of his field-studies among the Comanche (1933). Particular interest attaches to the Comanche narrative, for it is the first recorded Orpheus tradition from the more easterly Shoshonean groups. No account is given of it in Wallace and Hoebel’s Comanche monograph, which is otherwise a valuable source for the religion and folklore of this tribe. Read here
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