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The Book of English Magic

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Description for The Book of English Magic Paperback. The hidden history of English magic Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; VXWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 390.

Of all the countries in the world, England has the richest history of magical lore and practice.

English authors such as J.R.R.Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Terry Pratchett, and J.K.Rowling, dominate the world of magic in fiction, but from the earliest times, England has also acted as home to generations of eccentrics and scholars who have researched and explored every conceivable kind of occult art.

Most people are torn between a fascination with magic and an almost instinctive fear of the occult, of a world redolent with superstition and illusion. And yet more people now practice magic in England than ... Read more

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About Richard Heygate
Philip Carr-Gomm is a writer and psychologist. He is trained in psychotherapy for adults and in play therapy for children and has also trained in Montessori education. Sir Richard Heygate runs a successful software company and has a special interest in alternative worlds. He is co-author of Endangered Species, which was published by John Murray in 2007. ... Read more

Reviews for The Book of English Magic
'A user-friendly primer...a magical mystery tour, for readers who want to get a little deeper into magic, there are well informed suggestions'
The Times
'Witchcraft and magic have never been more popular, and England is its global epicentre...a fabulous array. Fun, best of all is the end'
The Daily Express
'A new book celebrates the growing ... Read more

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