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Author Shandler, Nina.

Title The strange case of Hellish Nell : the story of Helen Duncan and the witch trial of World War II / Nina Shandler.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2006.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  KD 371 .W56 S53 2006    AVAILABLE
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  KD371.W56 S53 2006    AVAILABLE
Edition First Da Capo Press edition.
Description xiv, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-281) and index.
Contents Prophecies -- The seer -- The psychic investigator -- The chief constable -- In morning light -- Breach of intelligence -- Changing fortunes -- A material witness -- Grasping at evidence -- A triumph of humiliation -- At the chief constable's bidding -- An extraordinary pack of lies -- Conspiracy -- The hearing -- A tempting invitation -- Behind closed doors -- The appearance of justice -- Opening the prosecution -- The irreverent witness -- Indecent suggestions -- Opening the defense -- Betrayal -- Surrender -- Sincerity beyond belief -- Possessions -- An extraordinary rivalry -- A nemesis returns -- Coffee and clairvoyance -- Judgment day -- A slip of the tongue -- Two shall be set free -- Loose lips -- The Supreme Court -- Freedom in deception -- Released.
Subject Duncan, Helen, 1897-1956 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Witchcraft) -- Great Britain -- History.
Women mediums -- Great Britain.
Mediums -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0306814382 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard No. 9780306814389

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