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Book of Forgotten Secrets by Stephen Minch (BOOK)

A Tour on the Bizarre Side Of Such Things are Nightmares Made!
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  • Fiery signs
  • Stigmata
  • Oozing ichor
  • Moving statues
  • Infants' femurs
  • Mind-reading fungus
  • Thoughts made solid
  • Spectral music and...
  • The Apocalypse
  • What more could you want?

This IS your father's bizarre magick, full of alien gods, scuttering monsters, pentagrams and flash paper!

The Book of Forgotten Secrets contains the full contents of the long-out-of-print and difficult to find Lovecraftian Ceremonies, revised and updated, plus other bizarre gems previously available only in rare publications and bowdlerized versions. Fully scripted and described. Also included is a long critical exploration of the bizarre magick movement and further unpublished material.

  • A Partial Listing of the Contents:
  • The Stigmata of Cthulhu
  • The Fungi from Yuggoth
  • The Eye of Alhazred
  • Pickman's Model
  • The Silver Key
  • Dreams in the Witch-House
  • The Music of Erich Zann
  • The Ceremony of Atman-Ka
  • The Stele of Khepera
  • Apocalypse Later
  • Before the Door

  • We have gone all out to produce a very special volume—196 pages printed in two colors on laid stock, book ribbon, sewn binding with a three-piece hardcover case and bonded-leather spine. Only 500 copies will be offered for sale. (Those who own Max Maven's Protocols of the Elders of Magic will find The Book of Forgotten Secrets to be a matching volume.)

    For those who covet the rare and unusual in their performances and in their libraries.

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    Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 23rd, 2018
    While the effects in here are incredible, I especially liked the extensive history of bizarre and storytelling magic that Minch put together. Any bizarrist should have this in their library.
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    Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 16th, 2018
    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. While it's a collection of "possibilities" it doesn't go down in to the exact details of how to make each trick work. It does, however, give the best overview of how to use story and characters / lore in magic presentations by sample story/act telling that I have seen. I wasn't personally familiar with the lore and characters mentioned but still very much enjoyed the book. If you are a character-based magician who needs inspiration on how to tie things together or get an idea of how to make a script flow reading this book will likely help you.
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