The Sanguine Woods

JLS-Book_CoverYeah. Me too. I’m having trouble accepting the premise here. But…one never learned anything from having a closed mind. So, in case you, too, are curious, here is some information on the book. Kobo.com has an ebook version; but it is priced high. Might as well grab a trade paperback like the one above. It may be a collectible one day!

Product Description: San Francisco, CA: Red Wheel/Weiser, 2014. Paperback, 286 pages. Summary: Modern, practising occultists have argued that renowned horror writer, H. P. Lovecraft, was in possession of in-depth knowledge of black magic. Literary scholars claim his ‘magic’ is purely psychological and imaginative. This author asks: was Lovecraft a practitioner of the dark arts himself? Or, more to the point, does the Cthulhu mythos ‘work’ as a magical system. Steadman firmly says ‘yes’ and engagingly works through workings, ideas, explorations. Whether you believe Lovecraft had supernatural powers or not…

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