Ghosthunter: A Journey through Haunted France - Hardcover
Sir Simon Marsden is the kind of man you want around a campfirehis deep and resonant voice conveys the perfect combination of gallantry and intrigue that make a good ghost story creep under your skin. And what ghost stories he has! In pursuit of his lifelong passion, he has traversed the globe capturing images of the supernatural in his signature atmospherecharged photographs. His latest work documents fifty haunted sites in France, from the burial place of Pariss finest in the Père- Lachaise cemetery, to the Sun Kings Château de Versailles, and from the eerie abbey of the Mont St. Michel to the châteaux that dot the harsh landscape of the Pyrenees. France is rich in lore surrounding The Knights Templar, and Marsden has featured their stories prominently in this collection of indelible images.
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About the Author:
Simon Marsden spent his childhood in a haunted mansion and developed an early interest in photography. Marsden has combined his two passions and dedicated his life to capturing the supernatural on film. His photographs have been published in best-selling books such as The Journal of a Ghosthunter: In Search of the Undead from Ireland to Transylvania, (86,000 copies in print) and This Spectred Isle: A Journey through Haunted England. His radio and TV appearances include the acclaimed documentary The Twilight Hour Vision's of Ireland's Haunted Past.
Atmosphere-charged, black-and-white images in the photographer's signature style are paired with the haunted tales behind each depicted French site, in a volume that describes the ghost stories of such subjects as the P re Lachaise cemetery, the Sun King's Ch teau de Versailles, and the abbey of the Mont St. Michel.
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- Publication date2006
- ISBN 10 2080305301
- ISBN 13 9782080305305
- Number of pages192