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Doreen Valiente Witch

By: Philip Heselton
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738751771
English  |  384 pages | 6 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: June 2016
Retail Price: $19.99
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Illustrations viii
Picture Credits x
Authors Acknowledgements x
Introduction by John Belham-Payne xii
Foreword xv
1 From the Land of the Giant and the Forest 1
2 Child of the Goat-God 13
3 Glimpses through the Shadows (or What Doreen did during the War) 39
4 Bournemouth: Gateway to the Occult 55
5 Doreen meets Gerald Gardner and becomes a Witch 67
6 Gerald's "Myopic Stalky Nymph" 77
7 A Ripe Seed-Pod 93
8 Sussex: the county where witchcraft lives! 105
9 The Psychologist and the Ancient Head 115
10 Magic on the Downs 127
11 A United Nations of the Craft 139
12 A Strange Interlude 153
13 Lines: on Land and Paper 165
14 "Who Initiated the First Witch?": A Personal Manifesto 185
15 Anointed by the Poetic Muse 201
16 Record of a Friendship 223
17 Lighting the Shadows and Searching for Dorothy 233
18 Correspondence, Visitors, and Friends in High Places 247
19 Literary Adventures 257
20 A Cottage with Roses round the Door? 271
21 Towards the Summerlands 295
Endword: The Spirit and the Land 311
Appendix I: Doreen as I knew her - some personal reflections by John Belham-Payne 315
Appendix II: Foundation - The Legacy of Doreen Valienteby Ashley Mortimer 327
Appendix III: Doreen Valiente - Chronology 335
Appendix IV: Doreen Valiente - Bibliography 338
Appendix V: General Bibliography 340
Index 343


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