Beginner's Guide to Tarot
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Beginner's Guide to Tarot

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An original, complete book and card set designed to introduce the beginner into the intricacies of the Tarot

The tarot is an ancient art, dating back at least to the mid-fifteenth century, and reading the tarot is a skill that can be learned and ultimately mastered. While there are many books and decks for the advanced tarot enthusiast, there is very little for the less adv...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 20th 2002 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Feb 29, 2012 Teleri rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Any beginner who wants to know more about Tarot
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This carefully researched work is my first recommendation for beginners. If you're lucky, you might find the set packages w the book, deck, and a color-your-own version of the deck. I am fortunate enough to own this set, and have scans of the images which I both print to color and work with in an image manipulation program such as Paint, Photoshop, or GIMP. I prefer GIMP...
This book does center upon the Tarot designed by Juliet Sharman-Burke, which does tend to be different in design and interpretation to the classical Rider Waite Tarot, which is what I am familiar with. Though its a very, very basic intro and good if you are starting at the very beginning.
Sep 27, 2008 April rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to April by: Tom
Meh. I have a friend that always had the Idiot's guide to Tarot laying around, which really was very explanatory. This came with a deck of cards, and while it did give some explanation, I didn't really find it super helpful.
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gonna re read this one and try to study it a bit more closely. Do a couple off run through's see how I get on....
Andrea Howarth-Salazar
This book makes interpreting and responding to the cards very simple and is worth a try for any beginner to tarot.
Jeffrey Leonard
I'm glad that I found this book!! Very clear and the keywords really helps me a lot!!
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