A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Discover the beguiling history of witchcraft, magic and superstition through the centuries and across the world in this stunningly audiobook.
A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult charts the extraordinary narrative of one of the most interesting and often controversial subjects in the world - from ancient animal worship and shamanism, through alchemy and divination to modern Wicca and the resurgence of the occult in 21st-century literature, cinema and television.
Providing listeners with a comprehensive, balanced and unbiased account of everything from Japanese folklore and Indian witchcraft to the differences between black and white magic and dispelling myths such as those surrounding the voodoo doll and Ouija, this audiobook explores the common human fear of and fascination with spells, superstition and the supernatural.
The perfect introduction to magic and the occult, it explores forms of divination from astrology and palmistry to the Tarot and runestones, mystical plants and potions such as mandrake, the presence of witchcraft in literature from Shakespeare's Macbeth to the Harry Potter series and the ways in which magic has interacted with religion.
The most comprehensive history of witchcraft available, A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult will enthral and fascinate you with its lavish, accessible entries, whether you are a believer or sceptic.
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|Listening Length||8 hours and 51 minutes|
|Audible.com.au Release Date||06 August 2020|
|Best Sellers Rank||
5,185 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals)
5 in Religious History (Audible Books & Originals)
6 in History of Religion
7 in Study of Customs & Traditions (Audible Books & Originals)
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The mix of main text, small information boxes, pictures and two page spreads (usually depicting materials/paraphernalia associated with a certain topic/practice) was comfortably paced and always engaging.