Announcement: Early 2006 Book Release
I am starting up a brand-new publishing outfit called 'The Spectre Library," specializing in reprints of rare literature, in limited edition jacketed hardcovers. TSL's first book release is slated for release early 2006. If you are interested in stocking any copies of TSL's first publication, please reply soonest. The bare bones of the first publication are below. This story was featured as an eleven-part serial in Weird Tales 1926-27, and will be featured for the first time with the missing 12 th installment…
Cordially, Morgan Wallace, of 'The Spectre Library'
Title: The Surgeon of Souls
Author: Victor Rousseau
Publisher: The Spectre Library
Introduction By: Mike Ashley
Format: Smythe-sewn Hardcover / Dustjacket, short-run printing, not printed by LSI
Cover Art: R.W.S.
Reprinting Victor Rousseau's strange tales from Weird Tales, this edition now features the never-before-read missing 12th installment, a sure-must for WT enthusiasts !!!
He was an expert hypnotist and received delicate cases from all parts of the country; lost and multiple personality, amnesia, agraphia, aboulia, all the odds and ends of neurouses that had been give up in despair by the "regulars." He was at that time professor of nervous diseases at the hospital. Ivan Brodsky, he called himself, and it was said that he was a cross between two races whose blend of shrewdness and mysticism was probably accountable for the production of so remarkable a personality as his own.
Dr. Ivan Brodsky -- The Surgeon of Souls