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The Shaman of Chichicastenango

Norman Lewis

'Many Guatemalans claimed to have experienced almost miraculous cures at the hands of the shamans, and the pilgrimages to Chichicastenango had begun.'

Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis died in 2003 at the age of 95. He was the author of thirteen novels and fifteen books of travel and memoir. ‘An Amateur Spy in Arabia’, which was published in Granta 73, was taken from his final book, A Voyage by Dhow.

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