'The Body of His Desire was advertised in May 1912 with the following — perhaps dubious — enticements: ‘The plot is extraordinary. The theme is the psychic conflict in the soul of a popular preacher, who materializes out of his own vital essence the spirit of one whom he has loved and forsaken in an earlier incarnation.'
Source: Carter, David. "A Peacock's Plume Among a Pile of Geese Feathers: Rosa Praed in the United States." Queensland Review 21.1 (2014): 34. Print.