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Montague Summers – Witchcraft & Black Magic

Posted by demonik on November 19, 2011

Montague Summers – Witchcraft & Black Magic  (Arrow, 1964: originally Rider & Co., 1946)

‘This packed treatise on the cults of Hell’ – The Observer
Witchcraft – the religion of wickedness – did not end in the eighteenth century. For then demonism was rampant in England. Satanists in the highest places joined Hellfire clubs. The celebration of the Black Mass, with its obscene, brutal, impious rites, became a flagrant scandal. The same evils threaten us today from the shadows.

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Elliott O’Donnell – The Dead Riders

Posted by demonik on November 14, 2011

Elliott O’Donnell – The Dead Riders  (Arrow, 1964; originally Rider & Co, 1952)



Through one of the walls of the hall, accompanied by a cold wind, came a cavalcade of grey, shadowy riders on grey shadowy horses. At their head rode a figure taller and more terrifying than any of the others. Although Blake could see but little of the face below the hood which he wore low over his forehead, he instinctively felt that the leader of that ghostly host was the Spirit of The Mighty Lovonan Wizard, Shadna Rana.

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