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The Language of Birds: Some Notes on Chance and Divination

The Language of Birds: Some Notes on Chance and Divination (New)

by Pendell, Dale

Publisher: Three Hands Press

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: THP20101, THP20101

Price: $15.95

Description

Chance, the great beloved of gamblers, lovers, generals and kings, has long held sway over mortal affairs. Whether assuming the form of the goddess Fortuna and her ever-turning Wheel, or the abstract mathematic of 'randomness', Her favor is universally sought, and Her displeasure feared. To the devotee of Chance, Divination may be regarded as Her secret liturgy, providing glimpses of the unknown to those she esteems. Into the retort of the alchemist-poet, Pendell compounds portent, omen, oracle, and the art of prediction to distill The Language of Birds, a reverie upon the nature of the Goddess of Fortune and the sacred function of Chance.

The Language of Birds is 72 pages, printed on heavy acid-free art stock, with ten illustrations. It will be released in three versions:

  • Trade paperback
  • Standard hardcover edition limited to 250 copies
  • Deluxe hardcover, quarter morocco, limited to 50 copies

Dale Pendell is the author of the Pharmako triad of books (Pharmako/Poeia, Pharmako/Dynamis, Pharmako/Gnosis), exploring the mystical poesis of psychotropic plants and the Poison Path.

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