The Secrets of Doctor Taverner (Book, ) by Dion Fortune, Foreword by Diana L. Paxson. $ Paperback. Red Wheel/Weiser imprints include Conari . 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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Tons of wisdom in these tales It covers the usual assortment, ghosts, dark magic, past lives, nature spirits etc. To ask other readers questions about The Secrets of Dr. The Best Books of These are cases that conventional psychology cannot cure.
This sounds even wierder than the story of the caretaker of that weedy field. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Unlike most of the tales in the collection this one is structured like a detective story with Dr. As supernatural detective fiction goes, this is quite good. I only wish Ms.
The Secrets of Dr. I very much enjoyed reading this book. Rhodes in this work of supernatural fiction by acclaimed spiritualist and occult writer Dion Fortune. Be the first to ask a question about The Secrets of Dr. Based on real life events.
The tales run the gamut of the occult and the supernatural and include vampirism, astral projection, necromancy, cursed objects, spirit communication, spectral manifestations, and very often mind control.
A wealthy businessman seeks out Dr. Haunted by past life debts? As the author was trained in psychiatry it was a nice juxtaposition between the occult and the modern science.
Secrets of Doctor Taverner
Very other-worldly undertones in these cases that leaves one unsettled at times. Diana Paxson is a writer, priestess, and teacher who has been studying and teaching Germanic mythology and religion for nearly 30 years. A prolific writer, pioneer psychologist, powerful psychic, and spiritualist, she dedicated her life to the revival of the Western Mystery Tradition. Books by Dion Fortune.
Adams BeckMargery Lawrenceoccult detectivessupernatural. Description Death hounds, shape shifters, and vampires are among the patients treated by the Holmeslike Dr. Can you realize what I mean?
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He is assisted in the care of these patients by Dr. These are cases that conventional psychology cannot cure. The poppies had a strong and peculiar odor that Taverner believes to have hypnotic occult powers.
Taverner doing genuine criminal investigation. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rhodes, the medical superintendent, and narrator of the stories. Review quote “Originally a series of ten short stories, this subsequent compilation became Dion Fortune’s first secerts.
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