Synopses & Reviews
Colin Wilsons classic work is an essential guide to the mind-expanding experiences and discoveries of the occult in the 20th century. He produces a wonderfully skillful synthesis of the available materialone that sees the occult in the light of reason and reason in the light of the mystical and paranormal. The result is a wide-ranging survey of the subject that provides a comprehensive history of magic, an insightful exploration of our latent powers, and a journey of enlightenment.
I am very impressed by this book, not only by its erudition but
above all for the good-natured, unaffected charm of the author whose reasoning is never too far-fetched, who is never carried away by preposterous theories.”Sunday Times
Featuring a new Introduction by the author, "Occult "provides a powerful synthesis of available material. Colin Wilson utilizes a wide-ranging survey of paranormal experience to explain his own theory of the sixth sense, showing how it is at the center of all occult phenomenon and offering an insightful exploration of humanity's latent powers.