“Dr. Taverner” there would have been no Dion Fortune,’ and to him I offer the tribute of these pages. —Dion Fortune, London. The Secrets of Dr. Taverner iii. My October salute to forgotten supernatural and occult works of fiction continues with this contribution to the occult detective genre by Dion. Secrets of Doctor Taverner by Dion Fortune, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Confessions of a Reluctant Ghost Hunter. Books by Dion Fortune. If it has one star I liked it a lot If it has two stars I liked it a lot and would recommend it If it has three stars I really off liked it a lot If it has four stars I insist you read it If it has five stars it was life changing.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Paxson also pioneered the recovery of traditional Norse oracular practice, described in The Way of the Oracle. Read under the covers with a flashlight until hours past your bedtime! Fortune had written more tales. Avalon of the Heart.


Death hounds, shape shifters, and vampires are among the patients treated by the Holmes-like Dr. Apr 08, Pinar rated sexrets it was amazing Shelves: The poppies had a strong and peculiar odor that Taverner believes to have hypnotic occult powers.

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Moriarty, and Rhodes to be based on Fortune herself. From inside the book. Ariel Press- Fiction – pages. The Secrets of Dr. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

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There are vampires, thoughtforms, Black Lodges, the Fae, believable death-spells, and probably a few other shadows going bump in this collection of occult detective fiction — and all of them are described as primary, old sources would have them, not as they sometimes appear in modern fiction.

I particularly liked “The Scented Poppies” as it is a good example of the true occult detective.

May 28, Carlotta rated it really liked it. Love, or more accurately the lack of the proper love, are often are the root cause of all the strange events. Through The Gates Of Death. View all 8 comments. Oct 30, Mel rated it it was amazing Shelves: An essential secrers fun read for anyone interested in the Western Mystery Tradition, Dion Fortune, the melding of medicine and magic, or just good oldfashioned paranormal fiction.


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Dion Fortunefounder of The Society of the Inner Light, is recognized as one of the most luminous figures of 20th-century esoteric thought. A True Ghost Story. I read almost no fiction these days, and I have little sense of how to review it, either. The training and work of an initiate. However, there is very little fiction out there written by serious Mages, so when I get a chance at some of that, I generally take it.