The Facts In The Case Of M Valdemar

The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (1845)

Edgar Allan Poe

As in “Mesmeric Revelation” a man hypnotizes a dying man, this time with the hope of arresting death itself. Though his efforts are partially successful, Poe’s interest lies in the hypnotist’s partial failure, as the gruesome conclusion attests.

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