From Publishers Weekly
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From Library Journal
C. Robert Nixon, MLS, Lafayette, Ind.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Certainly one of the most entertaining non-fiction books I have read. Peter Washington takes the reader on a tour of the origins and founders of Theosophy, its leaders, and some of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ruby Deep
Will Thackara wrote "Notes on Madame Blavatsky's Baboon" for the October 1997 issue of Theosophical History and sums up the problems with Washington's' book as... Read morePublished 4 months ago by James L. Davis
At the time this book was published in 1993, Peter Washington was "the general editor of Everyman's Library and a professor of English and European Literature at Middlesex... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Steven H Propp
The human failings somewhat gleefully exposed in here are common to any endeavour where well meaning, intelligent people's activities are mixed with the kinds of psychological... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Maskelynne
An interesting and entertaining history from an ascerbic, but somewhat knowledgeable POV. This author certainly has his personal perspective and prejudices in the forefront of the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Pwt
At the moment, Madame Blavatsky’s Baboon is out of print -- which seems unfathomable, since this tremendously entertaining book is also one of very few resources if you wish to... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Guttersnipe Das
What irritates me about authors of today is that they seem to regard themselves as authorities on a particular subject. Read morePublished 22 months ago by NateMonroe