“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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When Rhodes handles the moonstone he undergoes a series of rapid association of thoughts leading from memories of his mother to wanting to be rid of the jewel. Though Fortune wrote The Secrets of Doctor Taverner as her first novel, she maintained that all the events were based on true occurrences. Account Options Sign in.

The training and work of an initiate. After all, Taverner is running a rest home, more or less; what could be easier? Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.

The Secrets of Dr. Taverner

May 26, Blue rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Based on real life events. Jun 23, Wreade rated it liked it Shelves: A True Ghost Story. Round the Fire Stories. She is the coauthor, along with Marion Zimmer Bradley, of Priestess of Avalon and has continued the immensely popular Mists of Avalon series on her own. In reality Violet Mary Firth, Fortune was a staunch believer in past lives and reincarnation. An essential and fun read for anyone interested in the Western Mystery Tradition, Dion Fortune, the melding of medicine sfcrets magic, or just good old-fashioned paranormal fiction.


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Taverner and Rhodes soon learn that Irving had sent gifts of poppies to each of the suicide victims. As the author was trained in psychiatry it was a nice juxtaposition between the occult and the modern science. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Taverner helps them all. Haunted by past life debts? The Esoteric Philosophy of Love and Marriage. Judy rated it liked it Nov 14, This entry was posted in Reviews. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Review quote “Originally a series of ten short stories, dortune subsequent compilation became Dion Fortune’s first novel. While I do not enjoy unfolding character voyeurism I will still attempt to read it, as the author earned my respect due other works.

I had heard her fiction writing was really good in addition to her well known non-fiction occult titles but had no idea until I picked up this book on my Kindle. Haunted by past life debts? Tavernerplease sign up. They intercept the latest gift and examine the flowers discovering strange seeds hidden inside one as well as a moonstone.

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The easiest of the Dion Fortune fictional books to read.