A Rosicrucian Tale
Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton
was first published in 1842 in London. Inspired by a dream, Sir
Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote this engaging, well researched,
fictional account of the eternal conflict between head and heart,
between wisdom and love, played out by Rosicrucians during the
dramatic days of the French Revolution.
Bulwer-Lytton, himself a Rosicrucian, described Zanoni
as "a truth for those who can comprehend it, and an extravagance for
those who cannot." Following an important introduction, the novel is
divided into seven parts. The titles of these parts indicate the
sevenfold path of spiritual development that lies behind the story.
The fourth section, "The Dweller of the Threshold," is the
centerpiece of the book, and reveals significant esoteric facts and
Novelist, dramatist, scholar, editor, and an active member of
Parliament, Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton was a successful author, whose
writings were widely read in England and Europe. He poured into this
work, more than any of his other novels, all of the ancient esoteric
wisdom that he felt he could publicly reveal in an age of widespread
This work remains today one of the great pioneer
landmarks of esoteric writing.
21.5cm x 14.0cm
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