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Dion Fortune’s RITES OF ISIS AND OF PAN (PAPERBACK EDITION!)

NEW Paperback version now available! Dion Fortune encoded much practical magical lore within her novels, leaving it up to the reader to work out how to make use of it. Behind the novels were two major rituals, the Rite of … Continue reading

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Dion Fortune’s RITES OF ISIS AND OF PAN – edited by Gareth Knight

“The clearest, simplest – and best – analysis and explanation of what magic is and how it works that I have ever come across. Gareth Knight shows that DF’s novels are initiatory and were intended to be so. He supplements his exposition with … Continue reading

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Windleroot by Gordon Strong

“Windleroot was permanently a wasps’ nest of rumour and scandal. Gobbets of gossip continually dripped from the awnings of the establishments in Lowe Street. An innocent remark made at the top end became a slanderous accusation by the time it arrived at the … Continue reading

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PRE-ORDER!! DION FORTUNE’S RITES OF ISIS AND OF PAN: limited edition hardback

A special hardback edition, bound in plain blue cloth with a gold-stamped spine. Limited to 250 individually numbered copies, of which the first 100 are signed by Gareth Knight. AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER HERE Signed copies will be supplied while stocks … Continue reading

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The Savoy Truffle by Patrick Harpur

The kitchen was narrow and dark, so it was difficult to see what damage the bluebottle – if it had been a bluebottle, which was by no means certain – it might not have been a fly at all – … Continue reading

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‘Jesus Christ, that’s a lot of Novels!’ – A Cross-section of Blasphemetic Fiction

The fictions of Jesus the Christ have become many in number, multiplying like the loaves and the fishes at Bethsaida.  In that they were pseudepigraphical accounts and written up two to three centuries after the events depicted, the gospels could … Continue reading

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A Review of Stoning the Devil on The Feminist Wire

The following is a short snippet of Jill Di Donato’s review of Stoning the Devil by Garry Craig Powell, published by The Feminist Wire on April 10, 2013.  The full review, entitled Western Novelist Paints a Racy Portrait of Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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