Book Reviews Category

Crusade Against the Grail by Otto Rahn

I have read Crusade Against the Grail by Otto Rahn. It was first published in 1933 as Kreuzzug gegen den Gral. Since I already read Rahn’s second book, Lucifer’s Court (review here, I recommend you to read that first), I thought it was reasonable to read his first book as well. Just as I noted […]

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Redeeming Lucifer – Book Review

I have read Redeeming Lucifer by Swedish historian and author Lennart Svensson. The title caught my attention, especially since I was intrigued by Otto Rahn’s Lucifers Court, which I made a book review on (available here). Redeeming Lucifer is a fictional work with plenty of esoteric and spiritual themes. Without giving too much away, the […]

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A Few Notes on Julius Evola – Metaphysics of Power

Metaphysics of Power is a collection of essays written by Julius Evola throughout his life. Recently published by Arktos, it contains plenty of interesting insights.  A few notes on Evola  1. His work is in Italian and was written between 1920-1974. This makes it necessary to read certain segments twice (or thrice!) to properly understand […]

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Lucifer’s Court – Book Review and Inspiring Quotes

I have read Lucifer’s Court, originally in German Luzifers Hofgesind, eine Reise zu den guten Geistern Europas, by Otto Rahn. I have always had an interest in the legend of the Holy Grail, and as of late, I have decided to delve a bit deeper into the occult. Lucifer’s Court is a book that is […]

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The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk

I have read The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk. The Great Game refers to the geopolitical power struggle between Great Britain and Russia in Central Asia (with Afghanistan as the focal point) during the 1800s. This Anglo-Russian rivalry began with the defeat of Napoleon (their common enemy) and ended in the early 1900s with the […]

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