Withan introduction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
st to those who knew him intimately the extreme sweetness of his disposition, allied as it was to extraordinary strength of character and keen insight into human nature, made a unique appeal most uncommon in one so young. Student, athlete, wit-in diverse capacities he excelled. He was passionately fond of music, possessing a wonderfully true ear, and would often sit down to the piano and improvise most charmingly, and indeed, since his passing over, has frequently improvised through the medium, Miss Walbrook, who, though musically gifted, had never previously been able to compose.
This dear handsome boy had leanings towards "Spiritualism", and once or twice sat with the writer of this book, and he it was who discovered her gift of mediumship. She and her sister (who was also present when this book was written), who knew and loved him well, are both convinced of the authorship of the following treatise, the form of expression, the turn of thought, and the at times slightly caustic phrases, are to them s