Synopses & Reviews
World-renowned authors Julia and Derek Parker present this new edition of their best-selling guide to astrology. The most authoritative guide to drawing up and interpreting a birth chart, Parkers' Astrology has now been expanded to incorporate all the latest astrological developments. Discovering astrology. As an introduction to astrology, this book is unparalleled. Julia Parker teaches you in easy stages how to calculate a full and detailed birth chart, and explains how to "progress" it so that you can identify future trends in a person's life. All the information you need interpret a horoscope in depth is provided in this one volume -- descriptions of the twelve sun signs; explanations of techniques; guidance on chart interpretations for relationships, marriage, career, leisure, and health; the effects of planetary relationships within a birth chart; and an invaluable and easy-to-follow ephemeris to the year 2012. Enhancing Understanding. One of the major features of the book are the extracts from Julia's casebooks, showing precisely how astrology can be used not only to deal with many of the milestones in human affairs, but also to have fun. In addition, this new edition boasts expanded sections on horary astrology and calculating midpoints, harmonics, and the moon's nodes, allowing readers to evolve more thorough and subtle interpretations of personality and events. There are completely new sections on the influence of the recently discovered asteroid Chiron; the significance of eclipses, comets, and fixed stars; and the technique of location astrology (Astro Carto Graphy). Wonderfully readable, beautifully illustrated, and packed with information, this is an unbeatable reference guide to astrology.
As an introduction to astrology, this book is unparalleled. (African Sun Times)
Learn about signs, zodiac houses, and planetary influences.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 490-491) and index.
About the Author
Julia and Derek Parker are a best-selling husband and wife team who have produced over 50 books, including the internationally acclaimed The Complete Astrologer and The Complete Book of Dreams. Two of the most respected figures in astrology, they are also the authors of Dorling Kindersley's million-selling 12-volume libraries Sun & Moon Signs and Love Signs and, most recently, the highly successful Parkers' Astrology Pack and Parkers' Prediction Pack. The Parkers broadcast and lecture on astrology throughout Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States, and have written astrological columns for several magazines.