R.K. Marfurt

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Growing up in a small, historic Swiss town where everyone knew each other’s business, R.K. Marfurt let the stories of its inhabitants, their joys, heartbreaks, quarrels, discontent and dreams fill her heart. They echo in her to this day. However removed her writing might seem from its origin — transformed through new experiences and locations, through education in different countries, through family and work life — early impressions rarely fade, and much living and writing is done in reaction to them. Her stories have appeared in American and Canadian literary journals.
Calling the Dead, the story of medium Eusapia Palladino, is R.K. Marfurt’s first novel. She has always been fascinated by psychics and fortune tellers, their motivations, sel
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Calling the Dead

4.23 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Calling the Dead by R.K. Marfurt
"I received Calling the Dead as part of a First Reads Giveaway.

Calling the Dead tells the story of Eusapia Palladino, one of Europe's most famous mediums. The story follows her from her rough childhood in a small Italian village to the pinnacle of..." Read more of this review »
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Calling the Dead by R.K. Marfurt
"Wow this story was not what I thought it was but yes amazing in its own right. The main character Eusapia was a strong & determined woman. A wonderful & well thought out story it even had a few tears from me so if a book can do that to me..." Read more of this review »
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“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend”
Albert Camus
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“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
Mark Twain
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The Confabulist by Steven Galloway
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The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
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Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
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The Master by Colm Tóibín
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Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend”
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