Fortune Telling Using Playing Cards

Fortune Telling Using Playing Cards

by Jonathan Dee


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ISBN-13: 9781623540692
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 370,206
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Dee was a professional astrologer, tarot card reader, and clairvoyent and worked extensively throughout the United Kingdom and the United States. Jonathan was a recognized historian and mythologist, publishing many books on Egyptology, mythology, astrology, tarot, and history.

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The ordinary deck of playing cards has been used for gaming and fortune telling for centuries. Fortunes have been won and lost, empires have risen and fallen, and gentlemen have “done the decent thing” and committed suicide (or emigrated) when they could not pay their gambling debts. The turn of a card has been seen as the workings of fate itself, and so profoundly has card-play entered our collective consciousness that many phrases associated with it have entered the language. Everyone who shuffles the deck fervently hopes that:

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