This book was initially published in the U.S. with the name 'Spook: the Science Tackles the Afterlife'.
The originally title associates with the contents better. Though i don't think Roach explains science, technologies and theories clear enough.
But it is an enjoyable and easy read. Just imagine you're about to watch a TV programme about paranormal fads. If you're interested in knowing how the American scientist weighted soul and came up with the result of 21 gram, or the possible explanations of near-death out-of-body experience, this book will satisfy your curiosity.
* This may put off readers from Hong Kong: Roach reminds me of 曹宏威 in 《怪談》, yet a more persuasive, upbeat and funnier version of him....Continua