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The Unknown Guest: The Mystery of Intuition   The Unknown Guest: The Mystery of Intuition
Brian Inglis and Ruth West

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Throughout the ages people have sensed the existence of a benevolent force intervening from time to time in their lives as if to offer them help and protection - or to chasten them. The good fairy of folklore and the guardian angel of Christian tradition belong in this category. Socrates said that he had heeded the voice of his ‘daemon’ all his life, and it had never let him down. Churchill sometimes had ‘a strong feeling’; he told an audience of miners during the Second World War, ‘that some guiding hand has interfered’.

In The Unknown Guest Brian Inglis explores the historical and present-day evidence of the force. In perhaps its most familiar guise it operates as the ‘muse’ for writers and artists. And many of us have felt that chance and luck can’t explain away hunches, premonitions, meaningful coincidences and extra-sensory perceptions. Brian Inglis concludes that we don’t know enough to be sure about the source of these promptings but the evidence is impressive enough to be worth examining afresh.

About the author

Brian Inglis (31 July 1916 – 11 February 1993) was an Irish journalist, historian and television presenter. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, and retained an interest in Irish history and politics. He was best known to people in Britain as the presenter of All Our Yesterdays, a television review of events exactly 25 years previously, as seen in newsreels, newspaper articles etc. He also presented the weekly review of newspapers known as What the Papers Say. He joined the staff of The Spectator in 1954, and became editor in 1959, soon afterwards hiring the young Bernard Levin to write for the magazine. He continued as editor until 1962. He also had interests in the paranormal, and alternatives to institutionalised medicine. Inglis’ friend and colleague Bill Grundy died on 9 February 1993. Inglis had just finished writing Grundy’s obituary when he, too, died.

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Publisher: White Crow Books
Published April 2022
236 pages
Size: 5.5 x 8.25 inches
ISBN 978-1-78677-048-6
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