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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Secrets of Doctor Taverner
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The more you see of human nature, the less you feel inclined to condemn it, foortune you realize how hard it has struggled. As interesting as you describe it, this secrete just a little too offbeat for me, but then I’m not much for the occult.
A must-read for serious students, and a delightful introduction to many aspects of the Western Mystery Tradition.
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Each story in this collection is a complete case, as gripping and as entertaining as the stories of Sherlock Holmes. Taverner and his assistant Dr.
James Livingstone, who appears in The Openers of the Gatedevotes much of his time to reuniting lost loves or exorcising ghosts who are mourning their past love lives. Introduction and Chapter 1. Taverner and tells a tale of questionable deaths.
The Secrets of Dr. Taverner
She was also a member of the Order of the Golden Dawn, whose members included at various times such people as A. First published inthe adventures of Dr.
Ash Tree Press edition My October salute to forgotten supernatural and occult works of fiction continues with this contribution to the occult detective genre by Dion Fortune. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It may even have provided me with one or two insights even given its fiction format.
Fottune reminded me of forune best of Conan Doyle’s work in the second half of the story when he adopts a disguise and lays a trap for an antiquarian acting as Irving’s accessory. Though Fortune wrote The Secrets of Doctor Taverner as her first novel, she maintained that all the events were based on true occurrences. No one does wrong because he likes it, but because it is the lesser of the two evils. Being stalked by a death hound?
Review quote “Originally fortjne series of ten short stories, this subsequent compilation became Dion Fortune’s first novel. Very other-worldly undertones in these cases that leaves one unsettled at times.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Unlike most of the tales in the collection this one is structured like a detective story with Dr. Ariel Press- Fiction – pages. Jan 11, Aaron Meyer rated it really liked it Shelves: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
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Moriarty, this book cion be a pleasure to read whatever your personal belief is, and in any key you like.
Only the secret knowledge of Taverner, based on esoteric training, is enough to unravel the solutions. Waite, Aleister Crowley, and W. From across the countryside patients and their desperate families come to seek treatment for unconventional diseases from an unconventional doctor. Taverner runs a nursing home — but it is not by any means a conventional one.
They all take place in brilliant sunshine. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Haunted by past life debts? The book remains timely and fun, and Fortune remains one of the great metaphysical communicators. Books by Dion Fortune. Oct 30, Mel rated it it was amazing Shelves: The easiest of the Dion Fortune fictional books to read. Well-written and briskly paced, these twelve stories stand on their own merits – but there is more to these tales than meets the eye.