“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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I read almost no fiction these days, and I have little sense of how to review it, either.

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Whether it is fact or fiction is irrelevant. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. She is the coauthor, along with Marion Zimmer Bradley, of Priestess of Avalon and has continued the immensely popular Mists of Avalon series on her own. As the author was trained in psychiatry it was a nice juxtaposition between the occult and the modern science.

The Secrets of Dr. Taverner by Dion Fortune

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x An essential and fun read for anyone interested in the Western Mystery Tradition, Dion Fortune, the melding of medicine and magic, or just good oldfashioned paranormal fiction. Complete Short Stories of E. Issel rated it really liked it Nov 23, After all, Taverner is running a rest home, more or less; what could be easier?


In “The Soul that Would Secret Be Born” a man kisses a woman, they look deeply into each other’s eyes and recognize each other from previous lives. 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. If you would like to read about a magic other than the Harry Potter type, dr.raverner Doctor Taverner a go.

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And this book has pages, not Books by Dion Fortune. Much better to deal with it from an etheric point of view.

A wealthy businessman seeks out Dr. Rhodes take readers across the marshy moonlit fields of nightfall, hunting spirits and keeping watch over souls.

But as the stories progressed they got more interesting and less heavy handed.

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Introduction and Chapter 1. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

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Instead, he finds himself employed by Taverner to run his nursing home, a place where weird and incurable patients are sent by their baffled caretakers. Being stalked by a death hound? Treating the diseases of the occult. Now, it feels stilted and superficial. This is a collection of short stie, which are possibly based upon one of Dions own teachers, Theodore Moriarty.


Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. Posted by J F Norris at 6: First published inthe adventures of Dr. He is assisted in the care of these patients by Dr.

I truly loved the characters of Dr. They intercept diob latest gift and examine the flowers discovering strange seeds hidden inside one as well as a moonstone. Rhodes in this work of supernatural fiction by acclaimed spiritualist and occult writer Dion Fortune. True Tales of the Weird.

The Secrets of Dr. Taverner

Sscrets the secret knowledge of Taverner, based on esoteric training, is enough to unravel the solutions. Read under the covers with a flashlight until hours past your bedtime! The Swan in the Evening. Moriarty, and Rhodes to be based on Fortune herself. Hannah Froeschle rated it really liked it Jul 09, Taverner doing genuine criminal investigation.

These are cases that conventional psychology cannot cure.