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The Testament of Merlin by Théophile Briant (trans. Gareth Knight)

Myrddin is the beloved legendary wizard that has come down to us through the British and French Arthurian legends as well as a smattering of mediaeval Welsh poets. Amalgamated from these many diverse strands, he stands before us as a … Continue reading

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Paul Sédir’s ‘Initiations’ translated by Gareth Knight

These savants proclaim that the material universe is perfectly organised, and that all will occur according to rule since, they say, everything is subject to laws of causation and the conservation of energy. Agreed. But they expect the moral universe … Continue reading

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The Faery Gates of Avalon by Gareth Knight

The Faery Gates of Avalon is the first of four books originally published by R.J. Stewart Books to be reissued imminently through Skylight Press. The other three to follow are The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires, … Continue reading

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The Avant-Garde is an Old Man!

Every writer aspiring to break new literary ground has been rattled by that old chestnut from Ecclesiastes: What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. And yet … Continue reading

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Dead Can Dance and the Neoclassical Darkwave Legacy

Thank heavens they’re back! After a 16 year hiatus Dead Can Dance reformed to put out a new album called Anastasis, which although does not quite reach the heights of Spleen and Ideal, The Serpent’s Egg, or Aion, is still … Continue reading

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The Secret Tradition in Arthurian Legend by Gareth Knight

The Secret Tradition in Arthurian Legend is the first of two important Gareth Knight reissues to come out this month, to be shortly followed by Magical Images and the Magical Imagination.  On the one hand it is a remarkable study … Continue reading

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In Defence of Poesy: A Skylight Selection

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