Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Secrets of East Anglian Magic” as Want to Read:
Secrets of East Anglian Magic
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Secrets of East Anglian Magic

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  21 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A practical guide to the traditional secrets of the magical practitioners of East Anglia. Containing a wealth of magical tradition , this book reveals its origins and mysteries and explains its underlying prnciples enabling the reader to come into a dynamic interaction with the cyclic workings of the seasons. Through the "nameless art", nature, personified by spirits, beco ...more
Paperback
Published August 30th 2005 by Capall Bann (first published January 1st 1995)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Secrets of East Anglian Magic, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Secrets of East Anglian Magic

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-39
Average rating 3.95  · 
Rating details
 ·  21 ratings  ·  3 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Secrets of East Anglian Magic
Steve Cran
Aug 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The Nameless Art as it is called in East Anglia has no orthodoxy or central text. It is a tradition that is fluid and ever changing yet at the same time remaining quite the same. East Anglia was once home to the Celtic Iceni tribe, the tribe of Boudicca who fought against the Romans. Later on it was taken over by Danes. Their royalty were called "Uffingas" or Wolf people. East Anglian magic is primarily Norse with several key differences. Being situated where it is East Anglia has seen many peop ...more
Trunatrschild
I had a difficult time giving this book 4 stars. The first half of the book is basically his interpretation of local folklore. Some of what he wrote was a little um, on the side of what he WISHED had happened than on reality. For example he stated that by the 1600's witchcraft was more accepted, then gave examples. It made me wince as I think if witchcraft had been practiced that openly in the 1600's some people would have been hung. He stated that 'dual religion' was practiced openly... well... ...more
Patti
Feb 06, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Having lived in East Anglia for three years, this book is supposed to answer questions why bottles were built into houses, and what symbols meant on houses we saw. So far, interesting.
Christopher Ashbrook
rated it it was amazing
Dec 26, 2013
Nicki
rated it really liked it
May 24, 2017
Sally-anne
rated it it was amazing
Sep 22, 2013
Ray
rated it liked it
May 28, 2009
Angela Isaac
rated it liked it
May 02, 2015
Naomi
rated it liked it
Aug 24, 2014
Jennie
rated it it was amazing
Apr 27, 2016
Kath
rated it really liked it
Jul 14, 2017
James
rated it it was ok
Dec 13, 2012
Steven Jones
rated it it was amazing
Apr 23, 2012
BohoAutumn
rated it liked it
Feb 21, 2011
Bethany  McDade
rated it really liked it
Jan 21, 2020
Carl Johnson
rated it really liked it
Dec 26, 2018
Raedmund
rated it liked it
Dec 12, 2008
Jon Graham
rated it really liked it
Dec 19, 2015
Marjorie
rated it really liked it
Mar 29, 2012
Martin Jay
rated it really liked it
Dec 09, 2018
Victoria
rated it really liked it
Aug 10, 2012
Krysta
marked it as to-read
Dec 02, 2009
Ruby Hollyberry
is currently reading it
Apr 28, 2011
Diana
marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2011
RJ
marked it as to-read
Aug 11, 2012
Tanwen Ravensword
marked it as to-read
Oct 08, 2012
Matthew
marked it as to-read
May 23, 2013
Flora N
marked it as to-read
Sep 05, 2013
Valerie
marked it as to-read
Sep 06, 2013
Jönathan
marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2013
Bryan
marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2013
Elaine
marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2014
Joni Stevens
marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2014
Tasha
marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2014
Porsha
marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
52 followers
Nigel Campbell Pennick, born 1946 in Guildford, Surrey, England in the United Kingdom, an author publishing on occultism, magic, natural magic, divination, subterranea, rural folk customs, traditional performance and Celtic art as well as runosophy.
He is a writer on marine species as well as an occultist and geomancer, artist and illustrator, stained-glass designer and maker, musician and mummer.
...more

Related Articles

  Discover lots of new and upcoming nonfiction reads this spring with our author interviews, articles, and book lists!   Interviews with...
4 likes · 3 comments