Review of Reviews,  12 (1895), 367–74.

The Book of the Month. "Trilby" by George Du Maurier



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Du Maurier 1894


Mesmerism, Fear

    Reports the '"Trilby" boom' currently sweeping across America (367), and remarks that 'If Mr. Du Maurier's purpose had been to create a shudder, he might, without going beyond the authentic records of hypnotic experiment, have obtained much more gruesome examples of the new witchcraft than the comparatively innocent practices of Svengali' (374).

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