By Bernard Beckett

"Forty-eight hours within the lives of characters headed for a showdown, grippingly advised by means of an award-winning novelist.It's election day in modern New Zealand. a tender father confronts a teenage burglar. A psychologist's political stand threatens to determine him pushed from the college group. A employees room argument flares up - does a playground struggle warrant a student's expulsion? a tender lady units approximately mending her damaged center, a skinhead insurrection erupts, and Richard, the biology lecturer on the center of this simmering forty-eight hours, needs to take care of the key which compels all of them, unknowingly, to an analogous end. In Acid tune, an soaking up and darting novel, a different forged of characters is associated accidentally and situation. With a robust, addictive depth, award-winning author Bernard Beckett composes a corrosive tune of our times."

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Publisher: RHNZ grownup ebooks (October 1, 2012)
Publication Date: October 1, 2012
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Godwin introduced the Rosicrucian novel by adapting the legends of the philoso­ pher’s stone and the elixir of life to the Gothic formula. 45 The original title of St Leon had been the Opus Magnum, which had ac­ knowledged the central importance of the philosopher’s stone and elixir to the plot. But subsequently dissatisfied with this, Godwin changed it to the less esoteric title of Natural Magic and then to The Adept before finally deciding on St Leon. Godwin may have taken this surname from the Cabala with which the Rosicrucians had been associated, since the name of the author of one of the most influential Cabalistic texts was Mo­ ses de Leon.

299. 305. 306. Loc. cit. Bibliotheca Rosicruciana, ed. Gardner, p. xxi. Christopher McIntosh, The Rosy Cross Unveiled: The History, Mythology and Rit­ uals o f an Occult Order (Wellingborough, 1980), p. 73. , pp. 70-1. , p. 70. Byron, Poetical Works, ed. Frederick Page and John Jump (London, 1970), p. 403. 397. THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE ROSY CROSS 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 392. 390. 396. Loc.

16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 22 1 f consummatum I I gaudium I significat | cordis [ incruce J The Chemical Wedding o f Christian Rosencreutz written by Andreae is believed to be a third Rosicrucian manifesto. Fama, quoted by Yates, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment, p. 285. 284. , p. 288 Yates, ‘The Hermetic Tradition in Renaissance Science,* p. 263. The actual plans for the ‘Societas Christiana* were laid out in two works he pub­ lished in 1619-20 called Modell o f a Christian Society and The Right Hand o f Christian Love Offered.

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