“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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The Secrets of Dr. Taverner

Honnha rated it it was amazing Oct 03, I belong to the occult dabblers who still quote Dion Fortune, and others, but needless to say the capitalist focus, boosted by a society which wanted to consider irresponsibility a form of freedom, did spoil a lot.

Trivia About The Secrets of Dr Dion Fortune was a student of the Western Mystery Tradition, and she escrets her fiction to be teaching tools. There are some beautiful, spooky and romantic stories as well as some interesting discussion of the Western Diin Tradition.

At first the writing style appeared clumsy, each case was solved and then Dr Tavverner would sit and explain the occult principles or the “message” of each tale.

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Secrets of Doctor Taverner. Alexander Kasbohm rated it really liked it Oct 07, Now if you were offering a copy of The Bolt here, I might be more enthusiastic To ask other readers questions about The Secrets dr.tverner Dr.


He swcrets of “souls in dungeons” and admonishes his partner for not showing compassion for their patients. True Tales of the Weird. The Rivals of Dracula.

Rhodes, always the sceptic regarding the occult, cannot help but admire the way Taverner handles each case, and gradually begins to accept the idea that there is more to life than his medical science can make sense of. I very much enjoyed reading this book. Based on real life events. From across the countryside patients and their desperate families come to seek treatment for unconventional diseases from an unconventional doctor.

Rhodes, the medical superintendent, and narrator of the stories. 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 dd.taverner 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.

The Secrets of Dr. A wealthy businessman seeks out Dr. A prolific writer, pioneer psychologist, powerful psychic, and spiritualist, she dedicated her life to the revival of the Western Mystery Tradition.

Secrets of Doctor Taverner

This sounds even wierder than the story of the caretaker of that weedy field. The great delight of the book is watching the development of Dr. By continuing to use this website, you secretd to their use. See all titles by this author Red Wheel Weiser – World.


Being stalked by a death hound? The Door in the Wall. The Secrets of Dr. Moriarty, and Rhodes to be based on Fortune herself.

From across the countryside patients and their desperate families come to seek treatment for unconventional diseases from an unconventional doctor. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. In particular, the first story, called Blood Lust, a vampire tale, illustrated to me just how de.taverner that genre has become in modern story-telling.

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Dion Fortune writes quite well and it is quite interesting to get foortune description of the milieu in which occultism plays an integrated part, even though the protagonist is ostensibly an uninitiate. The Secret of Father Brown. As interesting as you describe it, this sounds just a little too offbeat for me, but then I’m not much for the occult.

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