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The Tyranny of the Dark by Hamlin Garland

The Tyranny of the Dark

by Hamlin Garland

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I. The Setting 1
II. The Maid on the Mountain-Side 4
III. The Man 11
IV. A Second Meeting 15
V. Pupil and Master 23
VI. In the Marshall Basin 42
VII. The Forces of Light and Darkness 59
VIII. Dr. Britt Explains 68
IX. Anthony Clarke, Evangel 83
X. Clarke's Wooing 94
I. The Modernists 103
II. News of Viola 112
III. Britt Comes To Dine 132
IV. The Patron of Psychics 146
V. Kate Visits Viola 164
VI. Serviss Listens Shrewdly 188
VII. The Sleeping Sibyl 201
VIII. Kate's Interrogation 213
[iv]IX. Viola's Plea for Help 224
X. Morton Sends a Telegram 245
XI. Dr. Britt Pays His Dinner-Call 251
XII. Viola in Dinner-Dress 262
XIII. The Test S?ance 283
XIV. Puzzled Philosophers 307
XV. Viola Revolts From Clarke 328
XVI. The House of Discord 337
XVII. When Doctors Disagree 353
XVIII. Lambert Intervenes 370
XIX. Serviss Assumes Control 386
XX. The Mother's Faith 399
XXI. Clarke Shadows the Feast 413
XXII. The Spiritual Rescue 429

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:21:23 -0400)

The young protagonist of this novel is gifted with psychic powers, which take control of her, entrapping her in trances. Dreaming of a normal life, she is rescued by a scientist who believes she should be allowed to determine her own fate. Complete with sťances and ghosts, this tale was inspired by Hamlin Garland's interest in psychic phenomena.… (more)

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