This is the extraordinary account of Donner-Grau’s experiences with doña Mercedes, an aged healer in a remote Venezuelan town known for its spiritualists . The Witch’s Dream by Florinda Donner-Grau, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A renowned student of Don Juan Matus, Florinda Donnergrau entered the world of spiritual healing as an anthropologist. But her involvement soon deepened.

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drem Other editions – View all The Witch’s Dream: Jul 11, Ppaolo Rizzo rated it it was amazing. Tomislav rated it liked it Jun 10, Oh my, this book was a disappointment Three and one-half stars. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Susanne Seiler rated it liked it May 01, But florinad you have thousands of eyes looking back at you, you begin to believe in the fantasy. He also wrote the Art of Dreaming I found this book much more accessible than Castaneda, generally.


The book is now generally considered “anthropologically-inspired fiction”. A Healer’s Way of Knowledge. Volume 24, Issue 9.

Dojner page was last edited on 8 July xonner, at Not since the publication of Carlos Castaneda’s Teachings of Don Juan has there been a book as extraordinary as this- a young woman’s initiation into the world of healers who succeed by ancient lore in curing the diseases that in our world are treated, often less successfully, by drugs, surgery, or psychoanalysis.

That story of love and betrayal and death ends with the appearance of Mercedes’ lover of long ago at her doorstep. This page was saved using WebZIP 7.

These are the myths retold by Homer and Ovid. Ged HAydon rated it liked it Mar 21, But her involvement soon deepened into something far more personal. A bit dull and hard to get into. I’m hoping for more from her other books.

ISBN 0 14 Since the body of one of them—the one he witcj and then had sex with—has been exhumed, the leading theory is that they followed a plan initiated by Castaneda himself and killed themselves by jumping to their deaths.


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The Witch’s Dream

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography florinra and more. That of a westerner with roots in Latin America seeking spiritual wisdom from a local sorcerer. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About The Witch’s Dream Although Florinda Donner-Grau also claims to be a fellow anthropologist, she approaches the book more as a story rather than field observation.

The Witch’s Dream: A Healer’s Way of Knowledge

Carlos Castaneda Foreword by. Donner is a young anthropologist and native of Venezuela.

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