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Grist to Whose Mill? A Novel of Nemesis (New)
by Grant, Kenneth
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Book ID: 9781906073121, 1906073120
London: Starfire, 2012. Limited Edition of 1000 copies. Full color cover, illustrated endpapers, with a colored frontispiece. Front panel of the full color dust jacket is a montage designed by Steffi Grant, as are the custom endpapers. 233 pages. Octavo.
This is the rich and gripping first novel by Kenneth Grant. Written in late 1952 and early 1953, the typescript was thought lost for many years. A welcome addition to Kenneth Grant's substantial and diverse body of work, it is now published for the first time as the latest in the novella series of Nightside Narratives.
This work was subtitled by the author as "A Novel of Nemesis", and the story has a variety of characters who are clearly anamorphic - and thus distorted - representations of 'real life' persons in the occult circles of the time. However, as cautioned in a prefatory note by the author, "All the characters in this book exist solely in the imagination of the reader". It is a few years after the death of the notorious English occultist, Ruthven Seeley. Now in charge of the British branch of his magical Order, Seeley's erstwhile disciple Marcus Maybourne becomes aware that something nefarious is gathering momentum. Earthbound, and desperate to resume human life, Seeley sees his chance of resurrection when learning of an impending sacrificial Rite. At the moment of the bloody sacrifice, he will vampirize the released energy and once again become corporeal . . .
Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality
Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
"Jailbreaking the Goddess
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The House of Owls
Yale University Press
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The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
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released last year, this new book will continue that fine tradition. The Blazing Dew of Stars
is a complex mystical text which speaks with many voices to introduce the practice of Kabbalistic contemplative alchemy. The volume offers glimpses of a rare view of direct application and immersion into the Real, intertwini...More
The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes
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Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant's personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. A FINE CLOTH COPY in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eighth,...More