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Will Storr vs. The Supernatural

One Man's Search for the Truth About Ghosts


About the Book

Will Storr has done some seriously bizarre and otherworldly things over the course of his career as a journalist. But even spending an entire day with Ozzy Osbourne wasn't as frightening as when he agreed to follow Philadelphia "demonologist" Lou Gentile on his appointed rounds. Will Storr never believed in ghosts—but his healthy skepticism couldn't explain the strange lights and sounds he witnessed, and the weird behavior of the occupants of several allegedly haunted houses.

What resulted is a confirmed cynic's (and proud of it!) dedicated search for answers in a shadowy world of séances, mediums, devil worshippers—even the Vatican's chief exorcist. So get ready to confront the genuinely creepy along with the hilariously ridiculous in Will Storr vs. the Supernatural!

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Critical Praise

“Funny, exciting, and strangely haunting.” —Jon Ronson, author of THEM

“A ripping yarn that genuinely leaves you questioning how you view the world.” —The Guardian

“Terrifying.” —InStyle UK

“Storr’s intriguing stories will have you spellbound.” —Daily Record UK

“Too funny to read in public, too scary to read on your own.” —Danny Wallace, author of YES MAN

“Part Scooby-Doo, part The Exorcist, this is book a very amusing way to scare yourself stupid.” —The Independent on Sunday

“Somehow Storr manages to be very funny one minute and seriously scary the next.” —Bookseller (London)

“Storr’s adventures will truly surprise even the most hard-nosed agnostics...Read this one in a well-lit room.” —Townsville Bulletin (Australia)

“Perfectly reasonable, ordinary citizens have what can only be described as eye-popping supernatural experiences.” —Chicago Sun-Times

“...lively and sharply observed, creating an exhilarating mix of sly humor and shudders.” —St. Petersburg Times

“No writer has a better way with the supernatural than Will Storr.” —Deborah Blum, author of Ghost Hunters: William James and the Scientific Search for Life After Death

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061132193
  • ISBN 10: 0061132195
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 09/05/2006
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price: 17.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Occultism
  • BISAC2: BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Supernatural

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