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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It is a hospital for all manner of unorthodox mental disturbances, ranging from psychic attack and disruptions in group minds to vampirism. Taverner runs a nursing home — but it tavdrner not by any means a conventional one.

Excellent novel it is a mixture of Carl Gustav Jung with a touch of Dr Strange from marvel comics and Sherlock holmes. Taverner always explains much of the other worldly phenomena he and Dr Rhodes encounter in terms of the human soul. Her pseudonym was inspired by her fortne motto “Deo, non fortuna” Latin for “by God, not fate”.

These stories are certainly not for everyone. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Taverner by Dion Fortune. He is assisted in the care of these patients by Dr.

Each story in this collection is a complete case, as gripping and as entertaining as the stories of Sherlock Holmes. Secrets of Doctor Taverner.


The Secrets of Dr Taverner

Djon take readers across the marshy moonlit fields of nightfall, hunting spirits and keeping watch over souls. From inside the book. The Best Books of Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. To ask other readers questions about The Secrets of Dr. I truly loved the characters of Dr.

The Secrets of Dr. Taverner by Dion Fortune

Paxson has been teaching classes and leading rituals on trance work for more than twenty years. The Secrets of Dr Taverner.

It may even have provided me with one or two insights even given its fiction format. These are cases that conventional psychology cannot cure.

As interesting as you describe it, this sounds just a little too offbeat for me, but then I’m not much for the occult.

The Secrets of Dr. Taverner

A collection of 12 stories originally published in magazines during the s, the tales follow diin adventures of a Sherlock Holmes type of character, the great psychic detective Doctor Taverner, and his assistant Dr. The poppies had a strong and peculiar odor that Taverner believes to have hypnotic occult powers.

Dec 05, Sarah rated it it was amazing. Taverner and his assistant Dr. First published inthe adventures of Dr. May 26, Blue rated it it was amazing.

A prolific writer, pioneer psychologist, and powerful psychic, she dedicated her life to the revival of the Western Mystery Tradition. If you would like secretts read about a magic other than the Harry Potter type, give Doctor Taverner a go.


Friday, October 14, FFB: See all titles by this author. These stories have much in common with similar occult detective stories by Margery Lawrence whose Dr. Oct 06, Mrs. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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Review quote “Originally a series of ten short stories, this subsequent compilation became Dion Fortune’s first novel. Dion Fortune was a leading teacher on esoteric topics. Dion Fortunefounder of The Society of the Inner Light, is recognized as one of the most luminous figures of 20th-century esoteric thought.

And Taverner grabs the jewel out of Rhodes’ hand before he can follow through with a desire to hurl both himself and the jewel out the open window. Introduction and Chapter 1. Rhodes in this work of supernatural fiction by acclaimed spiritualist and occult writer Dion Fortune.

She was also a member of the Order of the Golden Dawn, whose members included at various times such people as A.

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