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Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler's Jewish Clairvoyant

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The first victim of the Holocaust also supported the Third Reich.
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Feral House
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Scott Ferry
An extremely interesting and informative book on Erik Jan Hanussen. I think the highlight for me is his last 'show' in the Palace of the Occult. Extremely vivid. It is not clear in the book as to what happened to the Palace of the Occult, which makes me curious if the building still stand today. Hanussen seems to be a huge mix of trickster, showman, libertine, clairvoyant, hypnotist, with a barrage of assorted underhanded techniques and cheats. Occasionally real clairvoyance or magic shinning th...more
Ronald
This is a well researched, highly readable and hugely interesting book about Erik Jan Hanussen. The book is well illustrated with photos, newspaper articles, advertisements, even scenes from movies, related to Hanussen.

Erik Jan Hanussen (not his real name) was born Herschmann Chaim Steinschneider to two Jewish and struggling entertainers. Being exposed, when he was a child, to a theatrical environment probably influenced him to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Hanussen was acclaime...more
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