Famous Imposters

Famous Imposters

Pretenders and Hoaxes Including Queen Elizabeth and Many More Revealed by Bram Stoker

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Famous Impostors is the fourth and final book of nonfiction by Bram Stoker, published in 1910. It is a book that deals with exposing various impostors and hoaxes.

Table of Contents :

Preface

Pretenders

Perkin Warbeck

The Hidden King

“Stefan Mali” The False Czar

The False Dauphins

Princess Olive

Practitioners of Magic:

Paracelsus

Cagliostro

Mesmer

The Wandering Jew

John Law

Witchcraft and Clairvoyance:

The Period

Doctor Dee

La Voisin

Sir Edward Kelley

Mother Damnable

Matthew Hopkins

Arthur Orton

Women as men:

The Motive for Disguise

Hannah Snell.

La Maupin.

Mary East

Hoaxes, Etc.:

Two London Hoaxes

The Cat Hoax

The Military Review

The Toll-Gate

The Marriage Hoax

Buried Treasure

Dean Swift’s Hoax

Hoaxed Burglars

Bogus Sausages

The Moon Hoax

The Chevalier D’eon

The Bisley Boy

Prolegomenon

The Queen’s Secret

Bisley

The Tradition

The Difficulty of Proof

The Time and the Opportunity

The Identity of Elizabeth

The Solution

Index

Abraham "Bram" Stoker ( 1847 – 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.



Publisher: [Cork, Ireland?] : e-artnow Editions, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9788074849367
8074849368
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
Characteristics: data file
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