Her father picked her up and carried her down to the water again and, without any warning, threw her in. Coelho’s Alchemist is one of my favorite books. Perhaps the Magus had gone mad with loneliness. So you know how youths often romanticize an idea they know little to nothing about first-hand? Also, there was that HUGE historical error of pretending that the witches burnt at the stake were actually wiccans. Also Magus needs Brida around to help him do atonement for a mistake he committed a long time ago. As such, reviews cover both the plot and quality of the title, as well as the quality of the audiobook narration.

GoodReads – Brida GoodReads community and editorial reviews can be helpful for getting a wide range of opinions on various aspects of the book. People born with a gift have very small, attached earlobes. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He escaped three times before being released at the age of He also held surprise book signings – announced one day in advance – in some cities along the way, to have a chance to meet his readers. Available now wherever books are sold. While listening to this, I went into a trance and saw the author as a young boy, sitting with his aunts and mother, grandmothers and sisters, girl cousins and lady neighbors, listening to them talk about their powers, their divinities, their understanding of the mystical.

Few people have the courage to do so. She meets a wise man who dwells in a forest, who teaches her about overcoming her fears and trusting in the goodness of the world; and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the music of the world, and how to pray to the moon.

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That was the law of life. They prefer to follow a path that is not their own. I mean, the witches do typical Pagan witch things — they bemoan their ancestors who were burned at stakes, they dance naked around bonfires in the forest, etc. She had spoken on an impulse, and now it was too late to correct her mistake.


As Brida grapples with lessons challenging her to remember her past lives and find her true path, she must also deal with her current lover and her growing attraction for the Magus from the woods.

She feared pain, loss, and separation.

The story is presented as a young woman’s quest to find answers – to questions that mean the world to her. View all 14 comments.

Brida : a novel

As she seeks her destiny, she struggles to find a balance between her relationships and her desire to brifa a witch. Brida soon finds her way to another teacher of the craft Wicca with the help of a shopkeeper, who sells books about magic.

This book contradicted with my beliefs. Synopsiz see in her a gift, but must let her make her own voyage of discovery. The main objective of the great Architect of the Universe is known to Him alone, and to no one else. Wicca schools Brida with fashion advice. Perhaps the Magus had gone mad with loneliness. I’m not sure or through The Tradition of the Moon I think this is stereotypical female witchcraft, the kind that got you burned in Salem, but I’m not sure.

This book relies on a series of vagueries that one would imagine the author might at some point explain. Brida is falls squarely into this category. Once I got started, however, I was a bit disappointed soory M. Brida goes to him for “lessons,” and he leaves her alone on a rock in the middle of the forest.

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This is a sweet little story. He escaped three times before being released at the age of There’s something significant about a field, and there’s alot of talk about the Tradition of the Sun and the Tradition of the Moon, although I never figured out synopxis that was. While seeking initiation into the Tradition of the Moon, an ancient Wiccan ritual, she also discovers her soul mate and learns pauko love is the most divinely liberating emotion to be recognized and valued on the path to true wisdom and knowledge.


If so, Brida certainly isn’t a book for you. And synopssis feminine intuition rears its head toward the end because we all know witchcraft and magical femaleness are inseparable, the same thing, really. Life is so complex.

Book Summary: Brida, A Novel — Tucker Max

Brida synposis been a witch in all her previous lives, will be a witch again in future lives. Is it too much to ask for a nice witch story? The book is a cocktail of too many ingredients like witchcraft, religion, spirituality, magic, search for self, incarnation, Soulmate etc. And they usually end up the victims of a mysterious form of poetic justice: You accepted yours, and your encounter with your Gift is your encounter with synopsix world.

So she travels to the forest to find a wizard she heard about and he initiates her into The Dark Knight. Bad Sex in Fiction Award Nominee May 15, Fatima TM rated it did not like it. She describes lyrically the couple’s magical innocence before eating the forbidden fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. I love almost all his books, and I have learned a lot from reading them, even though they never sound like something I would care about.

She had always assumed that a Teacher would demand really difficult things of someone before taking them on as a pupil. Some indication to synopsus that our thoughts, feelings, memories, will not die with us when our physical body perishes.