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The Tarot

History, Mystery and Lore

"A first rate read from a first-rate scholar and writer, this book is sure to remain a standard for years to come."

– Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Recovering the Soul

"A fascinating history, scholarly and readable at once...Excellently researched, entertainingly and compellingly written."

– Booklist

"This excellent work traces the history, legends, and stories surrounding tarot cards... In addition, the role of the tarot as a way of knowing is effectively examined. Highly recommended."

– Library Journal

"One of the ten Tarot books I wouldn't do without...Offers explanations for How Tarot works, taken from pscyhology and the new physics without discounting a truly metaphysical dimension."

– Mary K. Greer, author of Tarot for Your Self, Tarot Constellations and Tarot Mirrors