New life

'The night his daughter gave birthHe made breadAnd lit a candleFor them all.He went out into the gardenTo stare at the starsAnd heard the stream sing.' On the 13th of...

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Peter Marshall’s impressive history is a well-argued and absorbing account of astrology’s grip on the imagination, and an eloquent defence of its importance in our lives … fascinating

Gary Lachman, The Guardian


Reading about anarchism is stimulating and funny and sad. What more can you ask of a book?

Isabel Colegate, The Times