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EDGE OF THE CIRCLE BOOKS  IS PROUD TO PRESENT: Interview With John  Madziarczyk , Author of Magitians Discovered By Michael Strojan So, tell me a little bit about yourself and your background? Let’s see. I’ve been involved with magic and the occult off and on since I was a teenager. I’ve done stuff with Thelema, Chaos Magic, and throughout this off and on I’ve been involved with Wicca and other sorts of related Pagan practices as well as Ceremonial Magic. I also have a big interest in history, in particular intellectual history which contributed to my interest in the subject matter that I dealt with in the research and material Magitians Discovered . When were you first exposed to Scot’s Discoverie of Witchcraft ? At first exposed to it just through doing general research about folk magic and ceremonial magic in the pre-Golden Dawn era, so probably five or six years ago. I had heard about Scot’s Discoverie but I never looked into it in its entirety and was


BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE. By Kenneth Grant London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Standard Edition. A Fine Cloth Copy in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four-page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant’s personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eighth, and penultimate, volume of the Typhonian Trilogies. Octavo. List Price: $59.95 FROM THE PUBLISHER: The programme of restoring to print all volumes of the Typhonian Trilogies continues with the scheduled release of this, the eighth and penultimate volume, in March 2016. First published in 1999, this sought-after volume has been out of print for many years now, and its republication has been eagerly anticipated.


The Roses of Heliogabalus, by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1888. W ELCOME to the Edge of the Circle Newsletter. This newsletter has come about as an effort to reach out to the Pagan/ Occult community (particularly in Seattle where we are based) to inform the community of what events are happening at our store. Without further ado, welcome, and enjoy. Regards, Erica (Raven) Branch-Butler, Editrix- WHO WE ARE: Edge of the Circle Books is Seattle's resource for Paganism & the Occult. This newsletter seeks to provide the Seattle community with a place to list events, post articles, and do a bit of networking. WE HAVE MOVED!!!!! We are NOW located at: 1307 NE 45th St., between Brooklyn Ave NE and University Way NE, next to the Neptune Theatre, in the University District. Edge of the Circle Books strives to be your ideal Magical Pagan store. Open 7 days a week, Noon 'till 8pm. Call: 206-PAN-1999 ** We are also now on Facebook ! Be