“Grail Alchemy: Initiation in the Celtic Mystery Tradition”, by Mara Freeman

This is an important book for me. For years I’ve gleaned bits and pieces of the central myth of Britain, despite misogynist changes made by monkish scribes, and been frustrated by my own lack of knowledge. As a little girl I read books that I barely understood but something struck a chord and I haunted the nearby Pennine hills and valleys, seeking the revolving magical castle of my imagination. Or had I happened upon something deeper?

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