The compelling cult classic, now reissued in a brand new edition with a new introduction by Brian Bates. This bestselling fictionalized account of an Anglo-Saxon sorcerer and mystic is based on years of research by psychologist and university professor Brian Bates. Sent on a mission deep into the forests of pagan Anglo-Saxon England, Wat Brand, a Christian scribe, suddenly finds his vision of the world turned upside down. The familiar English countryside is not what it seems; threatening spirits, birds of omen and plants of power lurk in this landscape of unseen terrors and mysterious forces. With Wulf, a sorcerer and mystic, as his guide, Wat is instructed in the magical lore of plants, runes, fate and life force until finally he journeys to the spirit world on a quest to encounter the true nature of his own soul. An authentic and deeply compelling insight into the spiritual world of the Anglo-Saxons, it has inspired thousands of people to learn more about the ancient northern tradition. A spiritual classic!
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The Casteneda-like novel responsible for reawakening wide interest in the ancient form of European shamanism called the Way of Wyrd. "Brilliant, vivid, entertaining."--R. D. LaingAbout the Author:
Brian Bates is the author of The Real Middle Earth and co-author of two books with John Cleese. He lectures worldwide and is currently Professor of Shamanic Consciousness at Brighton University and the Anglo-Saxon representative of The Indigenous World Network.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0062500406
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