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Invisibility: Mastering the Art of Vanishing (Paths to Inner Power)

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One of the most closely guarded of all occult secrets is the art of invisibility. For centuries magicians and adepts have hinted at ways of achieving this seemingly impossible feat, but now these ideas have been brought together for the first time to form a complete manual on how invisibility can be accomplished. Drawing on alchemy, Rosicrucianism, medieval magic, hypnotis ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 1st 1992 by Thorsons Pub (first published January 1st 1986)
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Patrick Sprunger
Jul 13, 2015 Patrick Sprunger rated it liked it
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This is surprisingly more coherent than you'd think.

The science is undoubtedly questionable (even if one adjusts for the decade it was written (the 1980s)), but the author obfuscates heroically. The pseudo-science/mumbo jumbo he proffers as his basis for belief in magic withstands the casual scrutiny of a non-scientist, at least. I know it's wrong, but I can't tell you why. And that's the mark of good work in this field.

On a personal note, I was disappointed that the author discounts the reliab
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Clair Belmonte
I received an advanced copy of this book for free through Goodreads' First Reads giveaways.

Although I found this book interesting, it was definitely not what I expected based on the blurb on the back. While I expected this book to be a discussion of invisibility as a concept in popular culture and high art, this is more synonymous with a Wiccan how-to book.

For what it was, the book was fascinating. However, the writing was shaky at best - the author does not seem very confident in his own abilit
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Ryan
Dec 05, 2013 Ryan rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I received an advanced copy of this book for free through Goodreads' First Reads giveaways.

I found the premise of the book to be quite intriguing, especially the rear covers description that stated in included Einsteinian physics. While the book does discuss matters of of the electromagnetic (light) spectrum as well as the physiology and psychological functioning on the eye and sight, I did not feel the author truly delved into the realms of science to make his point or warrant the inclusion of
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Crystal Robertson
I received this book free as a good reads first read. Although I enjoyed the historical content and controversial views of this book, I found it difficult to follow at times and a bit boring in the sense of a textbook.
Chad
Dec 19, 2013 Chad rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OK, I've read the entertaining instructions. Now, its just a matter of practice...
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