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The Winged Bull By Dion Fortune – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Find The Winged Bull by Fortune, Dion at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Speaking of Crowley, the Sinister Magus in The Winged Bull could not possibly have been based on anyone else. This leads me to suspect that.

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Dion Fortune’s The Winged Bull (Dry and Wet Sex Magick in the 30’s) | Freeman’s Reviews

This is the sort of man who would have swelled the ranks of national socialism if tthe had been born a German fortuen he is born a Briton instead and so into a very different set of class, emotional and sexual constraints.

The Best Books of As you would expect in a published book of the era, the sexual magick is ritualised in the abstract and largely alluded to rather than directly presented but it is there.

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How is the brother to pull this coupling together? My favorite line in the book is about the Welsh-“Do anything for you if they like you and anything to you if they don’t.

dinged There’s a lively confrontation between the down and out war hero and the mink-wearing Ursula. Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed. Fine in about near fine dust jacket with some minor chipping at front extremities and head and heel of spine panel, touch of fad Edition: But this was a good read, if a tad anachronistic with regard to speech patterns and attitudes toward race and gender. Nov 08, Nicole Diamond rated it did not like it. Account Options Sign in.


I’d recommend this for people who have a particular interest in occult novels and practices rather than casual readers. He introduces a male friend that is a diamond in the rough. Evil magicians could use that same dynamic. Cheryl rated it it was amazing Jul 07, This latter is a collection of short stories based on her experiences with Theodore Moriarty.

Our damsel dio distress was well partnered, on a personality le At night my partner reads to me from The Winged Bull. Owner’s name on endpage. Common terms and phrases afraid Alick arms asked Astley’s began better Black Mass Brangwyn looked breakfast British Museum brother chair cigarette corner cross of sacrifice curious dark dead silence dear Dion Fortune door downsetting dream employer eyes face feel feet fellow flat Fouldes Frank Gareth Knight gave gazed girl give gone Gwennie hand head heard Hugo Astley imagination knew light Llandudno junction Luigi mean mind Miss Brangwyn Monks Morgan le Fay mulatto Murchison felt Murchison saw Murchison thought never night opened pretty realized robe rose round Scotland Yard seemed seen shoulder silence sister sleep smiled sorry sort soul stairs stared stood subversive politics suddenly suppose tell There’s thing thoroughbred thought Murchison told took turned Ursula Brangwyn voice wait watching What’s whisky winged bull wondered words worry.

Better World Books Ltd Condition: I think insofar as I was expecting more weirdness, perhaps Robert Anton Wilson’s fantastic fortunw have spoiled me.

The Winged Bull by Dion Fortune

Basement Seller Published: Weird “story of a woman who has become sexually enslaved to a group of black magicians. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. Oct 25, Jai rated it really liked it.

The Winged Bull

Of her non-fiction works on magical subjects, the best remembered te her books are; The Cosmic Doctrine, meant to be a summation of her basic teachings on mysticism; The Mystical Qabalah, an introduction to Hermetic Qabalah; and Psychic Self Defence, a manual on how to protect oneself from psychic attacks.


By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Waite, Aleister Crowley, and W. Looking for beautiful books? Aug 08, Tim Pendry rated it really liked it Shelves: In spite of this, wibged novel is deeply flawed.

Payne’s elaborate Signature in full, to pastedown, with his very small “Ref. Love redeems, of course, but he has to have the basic character for it.

Dagos are servile and badly dressed. I’m not a big fan.

Previous seller’s sticker on back cover. Refresh and wjnged again. Weiser, Owner name on fly, edgewear along top of dust jacket which is now in protective mylar.

Judith Barnett rated it liked it Jun 01, Put to one side the casual racism and sexism and the very binary view of what it is to be a man and a woman and enjoy a romantic adventure, albeit one built on the somewhat simple sub-Lawrentian and post-Freudian theories of bul occultist psychologist author.

Colonel Brangwyn has his own problem in the form of his half sister or step sister, Ursula. I was wingef and couldn’t get a handle on what was going on. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It is also a decent suspense story. Fortune sent out newsletters to FIL members who could not work together in person, with a visualization of the week aimed at strengthening Britain or befuddling Hitler.

The book just a touch of age, bottom corners bumped, other corners sharp.