The Haunting Of Alma Fielding

By Kate Summerscale

We all need a winter ghost story: in The Haunting of Alma Fielding, Kate Summerscale investigates the plague of poltergeists that broke over England just before World War II. It’s a sombre, thoughtful book, full of insight into material darker than you might imagine.
~ Hilary Mantel

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Publish Date: 2020

Alma Fielding is an ordinary housewife in 1938 London, who finds herself suddenly haunted. Nandor Fodor is a Jewish-Hungarian refugee and chief ghost hunter for the International Institute for Psychical Research, who, intrigued by the case, begins to investigate. What he uncovers is not what he was expecting… Kate Summerscale digs into historical archives to craft a tale of modern haunting.