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Metamorphosis

Publisher: beinArt Publishing Editor: Robyn Flemming Date Published: 2007 50 Contemporary Surreal, Fantastic and Visionary Artists ‘Metamorphosis’ presents the work of 50 contemporary international artists within the surrealism, fantasy, visionary and symbolic art movements.  A series of essays by the contributors – … Continue reading

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The Velvet Hammer Burlesque

Author: Michelle Carr Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag Date Published: 2008 Pages: 144 ‘The Velvet Hammer Burlesque’ has put the ‘tease’ back into striptease. Based in Los Angeles, the world famous troupe kick started the current era of Neo-Burlesque, reviving the … Continue reading

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The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

Author: William S Burroughs Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1969 Pages: 192 In this funny, nightmarish masterpiece of imaginative excess, grotesque characters engage in acts of violent one-upmanship, boundless riches mangle a corner of Africa into a Bacchanalian utopia, and technology, … Continue reading

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The Well of Echoes Quartet

Author: Ian Irvine Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 2001-2004 Pages: Total of 2,798 over four books Tiaan, a lonely crystal worker, is using a new crystal when she begins to have extraordinary visions. The crystal has woken her talent for geomancy, … Continue reading

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She

Author: H. Rider Haggard Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1886 Pages: 368 On his twenty-fifth birthday, Leo Vincey opens the silver casket that his father has left to him. It contains a letter recounting the legend of a white sorceress who … Continue reading

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Black Magic, White Noise

   Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag Date Published: 2007 Pages: 157  Size: 10.9″ X 9.4″ ‘Black Magic, White Noise’ is a collection of artwork focusing on the psychological and physical realms of death, magic and darkness. It is a mysterious and surreal … Continue reading

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The View From The Mirror Quartet

  Author: Ian Irvine Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1998-1999 Pages: Total of 2,485 over four books Karan, a sensitive with a troubled heritage, is forced to steal an ancient relic. But it turns out to be the Mirror of Aachan, a … Continue reading

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