Nevill Drury

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Nevill Drury

England 1947 – 2013 (Rest in Peace)

Comments: Researcher ; one of several authors of the 70s whose scholarship and books brought the Occult Renaissance of the 70s to the people; More a scholar than a Practitioner, from the little publicly known;

Teachers:Carlos Castaneda; Rosaleen Norton; Aleister Crowley; Geoffrey of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, author of Vita Merlini aka Life of Merlin, @ 1100 CE;

Students: Lynne Hume; Gregory Tillet;

Friends: Stephen Skinner; Francis King; Ellic Howe; R.A. Gilbert; R.G.Torrens; Christopher McIntosh; Timothy d’Arch Smith; Lionel Snell; Margot Adler; Selena Fox; Alexander Sanders; Janet and Stewart Farrar; H. R. Giger;


Author: The Varieties of Magical Experience (co-authored with Lynne Hume PhD); Stealing Fire from Heaven: the Rise of Modern Western Magic, 2011 (not to be confused with Stealing the Fire from Heaven by Stephen Mace); Homage to Pan ; The Dictionary of Magic; The New Age: the History of a Movement; Merlin's Book of Magick and Enchantment ; Magic and Witchcraft: From Shamanism to the Technopagans; The Shaman's Quest: Journeys in an Ancient Spiritual Practice; Pan's Daughter: The Strange World of Rosaleen Norton, later revised as Homage to Pan: The Life, Art and Sex-Magic of Rosaleen Norton,2009; Other Temples, Other Gods (co-written with Gregory Tillet); Don Juan, Mescalito and Modern Magic; The Occult Experience (book and documentary film); Inner Visions; The Occult Sourcebook; The Shaman and the Magician; Dictionary of Mysticism and the Occult; The History of Magic in the Modern Age- A Quest For Personal Transformation, 2000; The Path of the Chameleon, 1973; with Paul Hardacre. Dark Spirits: The Magical Art of Rosaleen Norton and Austin Osman Spare;

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