“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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A prolific writer, pioneer psychologist, powerful psychic, and spiritualist, she dedicated her life to the revival of the Western Mystery Tradition.

It is a hospital for all manner of unorthodox mental disturbances, ranging from psychic attack and disruptions in group minds to vampirism. I only wish Ms. Apr 29, Ginger rated it really liked it. Taverner by Dion Fortune. The great delight of the book is watching the development of Dr.

Ariel Press- Fiction – pages. Review quote “Originally a series of ten short stories, this subsequent compilation became Dion Fortune’s first novel. Originally published inThe Secrets of Dr. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Such is certainly the case with the fiction of the redoubtable Dion Fortune, initiate of the Golden Dawn and founder of the Society of the Inner Light.


Rhodes take readers across the marshy moonlit fields of nightfall, hunting spirits and keeping watch over souls.

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Each time he makes out a new will the principal legatee commits suicide. An Outline of Occult Science. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Treating the diseases of the occult. Tamara rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

He talks of “souls in dungeons” and admonishes his partner for not showing compassion for their patients. This dr.tavernre features a campy and delightful cover picture by Owen Smith, and another good Foreword by Diana L. Paxson also pioneered the recovery of traditional Norse dr.taevrner practice, described in The Way of the Oracle.

Her pseudonym was inspired by her family motto “Deo, non fortuna” Latin for “by God, not fate”. See all titles by this author Diana Paxson is a writer, priestess, and teacher who has been studying and teaching Germanic mythology and religion for nearly 30 years.

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They all take place in brilliant sunshine. This latter is a collection of short stories based on her experiences with Theodore Moriarty.


Now, it feels stilted and superficial. Whether it is fact or fiction is irrelevant. Alexander Kasbohm dr.tavegner it really liked it Oct 07, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Treating the diseases of the occult. Taverner and his assistant Dr.

Haunted Places in England. May 28, Carlotta rated it really liked it. Family under a suicidal curse? Treating the diseases of the occult.

However, you can enjoy this collection of mysterious tales without that particular knowledge or interest. This entry was posted in Reviews.

Review of Dion Fortune’s The Secrets of Doctor Taverner | Freeman’s Reviews

Books by Dion Fortune. Rhodes take readers across the marshy moonlit fields of nightfall, hunting spirits and keeping watch over souls. 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.

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