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  1. The Magic Island
    The Magic Island
    The Magic Island
    The Magic Island
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  2. The Magic Island

    [048679962X]
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"The best and most thrilling book of exploration that we have ever read … [an] immensely important book." — New York Evening Post
"A series of excellent stories about one of the most interesting corners of the American world, told by a keen and sensitive person who knows how to write." — American Journal of Sociology
"It can be said of many travelers that they have traveled widely. Of Mr. Seabrook a much finer thing may be said — he has traveled deeply." — The New York Times Book Review
This fascinating book, first published in 1929, offers firsthand accounts of Haitian voodoo and witchcraft rituals. Journalist and adventurer William Seabrook introduced the concept of the walking dead ― zombies ― to the West with his illustrated travelogue. He relates his experiences with the voodoo priestess who initiated him into the religion's rituals, from soul transference to resurrection. In addition to twenty evocative line drawings by Alexander King, this edition features a new Foreword by cartoonist and graphic novelist Joe Ollmann, a new Introduction by George A. Romero, legendary director of Night of the Living Dead, and a new Afterword by Wade Davis, Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society. 

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
William Seabrook
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Dover Publications
EAN
9780486799629
Edition
First Edition, First ed.
Feature
Dover Publications
ISBN
048679962X
Label
Dover Publications
Manufacturer
Dover Publications
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
432
PublicationDate
2016-04-21
Publisher
Dover Publications
ReleaseDate
2016-04-20
Studio
Dover Publications
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