Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Monday, September 03, 2018
Conan Doyle and ectoplasm.
Arthur Conan Doyle. NYPL
The Bowery Boys podcast looks at Arthur Conan Doyle's 1922 lectures on ectoplasm, the substance supposedly emitted by mediums during seances. The post states, "Others blamed a series of mysterious
murders and suicides in New York City during this time period on Conan
Doyle’s disturbing lectures."