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The Winged Bull By Dion Fortune – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Find The Winged Bull by Fortune, Dion at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Speaking of Crowley, the Sinister Magus in The Winged Bull could not possibly have been based on anyone else. This leads me to suspect that.

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After that, there is never again as much mythologising, if one should use such a word, again.

The page edges are fairly tanned and foxed. Deep mysteries veiled under the guise of fiction, this work makes available to the serious student of occultism knowledge of esoteric laws and magical practices in the highly dramatic and entertaining form of a novel.

A prolific writer, pioneer psychologist, powerful psychic, and spiritualist, she dedicated her life to the revival of the Western Mystery Tradition. I tried but I only got through a third of the book before giving up.

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Dust Jacket shows some extremity wear, touch of spine fade, a few spots, price clipped. Weiser, Owner name on fly, edgewear along top of dust jacket which is now in protective mylar. Ships with Tracking Number! Fortune sent out newsletters to FIL members who could not work together in person, with a visualization doon the week aimed at strengthening Britain or befuddling Hitler.

The esoteric aspects of the novel read like unending sacristy nightmares and this novel features a Black Mass, mercifully interrupted. The author simply tells her story rather than showing it to us through action and dialogue, which would dikn the reader to feel part of the world.


The Winged Bull by Fortune, Dion

This site uses cookies. Love redeems, of course, but he has to have the basic character for it. They also appear to be wealthy, but Astley and Fouldes are corrupted by the use of drugs and alcohol, while Murchison’s magician is hale. Common terms and phrases afraid Alick arms asked Astley’s began better Black Mass Brangwyn looked breakfast British Museum brother chair cigarette corner yhe of sacrifice curious winger dead silence dear Dion Fortune door downsetting dream employer eyes face feel feet fellow flat Fouldes Frank Gareth Knight gave gazed girl give gone Gwennie hand head heard Hugo Astley imagination knew light Llandudno junction Luigi mean mind Miss Brangwyn Monks Morgan le Fay mulatto Murchison felt Murchison saw Murchison thought never night opened pretty realized robe rose round Scotland Yard seemed seen shoulder silence sister sleep smiled sorry sort soul stairs stared stood subversive politics suddenly suppose tell There’s thing thoroughbred thought Murchison told took turned Ursula Brangwyn voice wait watching What’s whisky winged bull wondered words worry.

Waite, Aleister Crowley, and W. Some of those plot twists seem quaint because they are based on assumptions about sex roles, but on the whole, the flow and pace of the novel work well. Internally Clean, Bright, and Unmarked. Endpapers just a bit tanned, else a fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket with wingde wear at spine ends and corner tips.

At night my partner reads to me from The Winged Bull. Too heady to be made into byll, Fortune’s novels have probably inspired thd makers. Book is in readable condition with wear to cover and spine.


None of her fiction has beat the Sea Priestess so far for me. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Weird “story of a woman who flrtune become sexually enslaved to a group of black magicians.

The Winged Bull

Down on his luck, Ted Murchison invokes the Winged Bull, a god of ancient Babylon, to come to his aid. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

Basement Seller Published: Wingged pages Table of Contents. Almost completely at loose ends, he wanders in to the British Museum on a foggy night and has a close encounter with a Babylonian winged bull. Notify me of new comments via email. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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No markings in book. Waite, Aleister Crowley, and W. Account Options Sign in. For Fortune, the occult was just hidden spirituality of a gnostic type in which magic was a matter of the manipulation of the psychological dynamic in a sexual situation. I am not one of those readers who forthne to justify this as a product of its time.

Way too much emphasis on the romance, but I still enjoyed reading it.