Paperback: 26 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (August 10, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 8568847
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
The narrator presents the facts of the extraordinary case of Valdemar which have incited public discussion. He is interested in Mesmerism, a pseudoscience involving bringing a patient into a hypnagogic state by the influence of magnetism, a process which later developed into hypnotism. He points out that, as far as he knows, no one has ever been mesmerized at the point of death, and he is curious to see what effects mesmerism would have on a dyin...