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Fulcanelli And The Alchemical Revival

The Man Behind the Mystery of the Cathedrals
by Genevieve Dubois
Destiny Books

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Pub Date: 2005
Format: Paperback with bw illus.
Pages: 178 pp.
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 inches

ISBN: 9781594770821
TB Code: 1710137
Availability: 73 in stock
Fulcanelli, operative alchemist and author of The Mystery of the Cathedrals and The Dwellings of the Philosophers--two of the most important esoteric works of the twentieth century--remains himself a mystery. The true identity of the man who allegedly succeeded in creating the philosopher’s stone has never been discovered, despite ardent searches by many--even the OSS (the wartime U.S. intelligence agency, later to become the CIA) claimed to have looked for him following the end of World War II. Geneviève Dubois looks at the esoteric milieu of Paris at the turn of the century, a time that witnessed a great revival of the alchemical tradition, and investigates some of its salient personalities. Could one of these have been this enigmatic man, reported to have last appeared in Seville, Spain, in 1952 when he would have been 113 years of age?