The Influencing Machine

The Influencing Machine James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom

Revised edition

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London in the 1790s, Europe is in turmoil and war with France is looming. James Matthews, an Welsh tea merchant and anti war advocate who holds covert meeting with both the English and the French leaders. But Matthews believes that his mind is being controlled by revolutionary terrorists and a secret machine called the Air Loom. He is promptly declared mad and send to Bedlam. Here his delusions are celebrated as the most complex and bizarre ever recorded and strangely many of the incredible events he claims to have been involved in are entirely true.

Book information

ISBN: 9781907222139
Publisher: Strange Attractor
Imprint: Strange Attractor Press
Pub date:
Edition: Revised edition
DEWEY: 616.890092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: ix, 283
Weight: 456g
Height: 211mm
Width: 148mm
Spine width: 19mm