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Published: 02 March 2011

376 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199751006

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Stealing Fire from Heaven

The Rise of Modern Western Magic

Nevill Drury

  • This is the only authoritative overview of modern Western magic that explores all aspects of modern esoteric beliefs and practices (including magic on the "dark side")
  • The book profiles a range of notable magical practitioners and social theorists who have contributed to the magical tradition