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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Fortune had written more tales. Cr the first to ask a question about The Secrets of Dr. First published inthe adventures of Dr. Open Preview See a Problem? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Trivia About The Secrets of Dr A wealthy businessman seeks out Dr.

The stories are written as case studies from Dr. Oct 30, Mel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rhodes take readers across the marshy moonlit fields of nightfall, hunting spirits and keeping watch over souls. Very other-worldly undertones in these cases that leaves one unsettled at times.

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 really liked it a lot If it has four stars I insist you read it If it has five stars it was life changing. Excellent novel it is a mixture of Carl Gustav Jung with a touch of Dr Strange from marvel comics and Sherlock holmes. Taverner and tells a tale of questionable deaths. Jan 15, Alan rated it it was amazing. This latter is a collection of short stories based on her experiences with Theodore Moriarty.


Love, or more accurately the lack of the proper love, are often are the root cause of all the strange events. They take you into the inner worlds of xion human mind — a world full rion strange twists and unexpected happenings!

The Secrets of Dr Taverner

Cindy rated it liked it Mar 18, I only wish Ms. Ariel Press- Fiction – pages.

May 28, Carlotta rated it really liked it. Dion Fortunefounder of The Society of the Inner Light, is recognized as one of the most luminous figures of 20th-century esoteric thought. Perhaps part of the reason the quality of the stories improves through the book is the narrator’s increased acceptance of the world around him.

She claimed that the tales were based on real occurrences and many believe it tzverner an account of her relationship with her own metaphysical mentor.

Jan 11, Aaron Meyer rated it really liked it Shelves: These stories are stranger than fiction. He is assisted in the care of these patients by Dr. Haunted by past life debts? Alexander Kasbohm rated it really liked it Oct 07, Tamara rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Newer Post Older Post Home. The tales she tells are based on real events, and she uses ‘The Secrets of Dr Taverner’ as a vehicle to introduce the reader to magical practices and many arcane principles of occult law.

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


Taverner helps them all. It is a hospital for all manner of unorthodox mental disturbances, ranging from psychic attack din disruptions in group minds to vampirism. Published June 1st by Ariel Press first published Her pseudonym was inspired by her family motto “Deo, non fortuna” Latin for “by God, not fate”. Looking for beautiful books?

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Though Fortune wrote The Secrets of Doctor Taverner as her first novel, she maintained that all the events were based on true occurrences. Haunted by past life debts? 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.

They take you into the inner worlds of the human mind — a world full of strange twists and unexpected happenings! I used to love this. It is an interesting read with pointings of how the unconscious mind works from an occultist point of view but nevertheless an interesting read plus very entertaining.

When Rhodes handles the moonstone he undergoes a series of rapid association of thoughts leading from gortune of his mother to wanting to be rid of the jewel.