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The Way of Tarot by Alejandro Jodorowsky
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it was amazing
bookshelves: read-in-2016

Finished at the second attempt. At worst, it's pompous and didactic, a sort of hellishly complicated self-help book by Tarot's own Paolo Coelho. At its best , it's challenging, bracingly different and wholly refreshing. This is not a book for beginners but forms a genuine and much-needed alternative to the generic Rider-Waite-Coleman-Smith default. There have been other attempts to reset Tarot away from the Golden Dawn-based system but this one is *serious*. Highly recommended.
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Reading Progress

October 22, 2012 – Shelved
July 1, 2016 – Started Reading
July 29, 2016 –
page 170
30.8% "Clearly not a beginner's text by any means but fascinating, almost as much for what it tells us about Jodorowsky..."
August 30, 2016 – Shelved as: read-in-2016
August 30, 2016 – Finished Reading

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