Reviews by David Burton

The Golden Bough

by James George Frazer

This is one of the classic texts of comparative religion and exploring pagan practices.
For those genuinely interested in Shamanic or Mystic traditions, this can be considered an important bit of background reading. It is, however, not the most readable of books - it's approach is scholarly rather than lively, so those wanting a lighter approach to the subject would do well to avoid this.

Reviewed on 2005.03.30

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