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Secrets of Gypsy Fortunetelling (Llewellyn's New Age Series) Paperback – December 8, 1996


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Product Details

  • Series: Llewellyn's New Age Series
  • Paperback: 220 pages
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Publications; 1st edition (December 8, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0875420516
  • ISBN-13: 978-0875420516
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 4.2 x 7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #922,934 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Raymond Buckland has been actively involved in metaphysics and the occult for fifty years and has writing about it for nearly thirty.

He is the author of more than sixty books, including such best-selling titles as Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft, Gypsy Dream Dictionary, Practical Candleburning Rituals, and Witchcraft from the Inside. Ray has lectured and presented workshops across the United States, and has appeared on major television and radio shows nationally and internationally. He has also written screen plays, been a technical advisor for films, and appeared in films and videos.

Ray comes from an English Romany (Gypsy) family and presently resides, with his wife Tara, on a small farm in central Ohio. Beyond writing, Ray's other passion is homebuilt airplanes.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 15, 2000
Format: Paperback
This cute little inexpensive book offers a lot of information on methods of divination different than the tarot and runes. I especially enjoy the section on die casting; although most of the questions are about love, I found the answers to be amazingly accurate. The rest of the book contains hand reading, tea leaves, crystal gazing, card reading, dominoes, moles, fire reading, gemstones, knives, and omens. A good resource for those who wish to try their hand at divination.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 8, 1998
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This book is great for anyone interested in divination, It not only explains various forms of divination it shows you how to perform these magnificent feats. I have been practicing divination for some time now and this is an excellent addition to the art.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 1, 1998
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This book had many ways of divination in which to use. It had great areas in which you could apply the divination. I have read this book so many times the pages are falling out! That is how much I loved this book!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By "meridiangoblin" on January 16, 2002
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This little book is awesome !!! I find it hard to leave this book alone since i got it.
Gypsy Fortune telling Features: Palmistry, Tea leaf reading, Dice, Poker Card, Tarot Card and others.
My favorite has always been the dice method, which is easy and accurate and the palmistry section, which is very informative and i hope that this section could be expanded.
This little book is worth the money and the time.
Overall, excellent and clear illustrations, definitions and explanations on every method. Ray gave good instructions in this book.
i only wish that every section in this book could be more elaborated.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dave H on August 28, 2013
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A lot can be said about reading one's palm. "To be or not to be." Shakespeare predicts Hamlet's future. Was he part Gypsy?
My English grandmother used to read the tea leaves in my tea cup with marvelous mystery. Was she part Gypsy? There could be some Gypsy in all of us if we would stop and smell the roses.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By niteone711 on August 21, 2014
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This book arrived in perfect condition and was better then described!!!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Mary Fowler on February 1, 2013
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The book was informative. It had a lot of general information about a lot of subjects. Some people write entire books on each subject. Much to his credit, Raymond Buckland gives you the 'meat & potatoes' of each subject. The rest is up to you. I would not say not buy it. It is purely informative and academic...nothing hokey.
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In 1962 I came to the U.S. from England, where I'd written comedy scripts and was personal scriptwriter for a popular British comedian. Interested in the occult for over sixty years, in the past fifty years I've had over fifty books published (fiction and non-fiction), with nearly two million copies in print and translated into seventeen foreign languages. I've received awards for my work and had books featured in several national book clubs. I was Technical Director for movies, working with Orson Wells, John Carradine, Vincent Price and William Friedkin (director of The Exorcist). Of Romany descent, I'm an authority on Gypsies and have written several books on them. I've lectured at colleges and universities and been the subject of articles in newspapers and magazines: New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, New York Sunday News, National Observer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Look Magazine, Cosmopolitan, True, and others.

I've appeared on national television and radio talk shows and been on BBC-TV, England, RAI-TV, Italy, and CBC-TV, Canada. I appeared extensively on stage in England and played small character parts in movies in America. I taught courses at colleges and universities and have been a featured speaker at conferences and workshops. I'm listed in reference works including Contemporary Authors, Who's Who In America, Men of Achievement, and International Authors' and Writers' Who's Who.

Recent books include Atomic Sunrise, The Spirit Book, Buckland's Book of Spirit Communications, Golden Illuminati, and Solitary Seance. A DVD version of my Wicca video has also recently been released: Rebirth of the Old Religion. A prolific author, I just signed a multi-book contract with Penguin/Berkley for a Victorian mystery series. Today I live on a farm in north-central Ohio. Photo Credit: Gregory Ford

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