At long last What is a Poltergeist? Understanding Poltergeist Activity has materialised, if indeed an ebook can be said to have a material presence. To quote from the official blurb:
A new ebook introduction to poltergeists examining the theories and presenting the latest research evidence for poltergeist activity. This book explores possible answers to the question ‘what is a poltergeist’?
What is a poltergeist? Are they the restless souls of the dead? Demons? Witches’ familiars? Household spirits? Mysterious earth energies? Unknown powers of the mind? Or hoaxes? This ebook takes the well-known poltergeist phenomena – the movement of objects by invisible forces, the noises, the eruptions of fire, water and electrical disturbance – and maps them against changing ideas and beliefs. The author presents the latest theories and research evidence in his search for answers.
Here’s the chapter headings:
Chapter 1 Poltergeists are… Demons
Chapter 2 Poltergeists are… Witchcraft
Chapter 3 Poltergeists are… Ghosts
Chapter 4 Poltergeists are… Fairies
Chapter 5 Poltergeists are… Vampires
Chapter 6 Poltergeists are… Powers of the Human Mind
Chapter 7 Poltergeists are… Thoughtforms
Chapter 8 Poltergeists are… Hoaxes
Chapter 9 Poltergeists are… Forces of Nature
Chapter 10 A Conclusion of Sorts
The cases are principally drawn from the USA, Canada, Scotland, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia and Japan, with others taken from Africa, Eastern Europe, Indonesia, South America and Iraq. Yes, the poltergeist is a citizen of the world.
The prolix author waxes enthusiastic on the topic of poltergeists on this very website here and also on something called YouTube.
What is a Poltergeist? Understanding Poltergeist Activity is published by David & Charles/FW Media International and is available on Amazon(UK) and Amazon(US) for Kindle, Kobo, Feedbooks, Lybrary.com, and other cyberspace vendors, and shouldn’t set you back more than five dollars.