Magic runs through the veins of English history, part of daily life from the earliest Arthurian legends to Aleister Crowley to the vels of Tolkien and Philip Pullman, and from the Druids to Freemasonry and beyond. Richly illustrated and deeply kwledgeable, this book is an invaluable source for anyone curious about magic and wizardry, or for sophisticated practitioners wanting to learn more.
Philip Carr-Gomm is a writer and psychologist. He trained with Ross Nichols, the founder of the Order of Bards Ovates & Druids, and has led the Order for over twenty years. He has written for CNN s Belief Blog. Sir Richard Heygate is a co-author of Endangered Species.