should take note: The red planet's pervasive pestilence has been purged
Thankfully, The Diviners
is saved by two things: the strength of Libba Bray's writing (which is, as always, engaging and effortless), and the appeal of the novel's main characters.
are considered to be the spiritual specialists, and use divination to communicate with their ancestral spirits to diagnose their patient's misfortunes or medical conditions.
The fact is that even before her fictional well ran (nearly) dry with the completion of The Diviners
, she was deep in thought about the roots and development of her writing and the shape of her vision.
are called to their vocation by the ancestors.
A number of black-and-white diagrams illustrate this unique procedural manual, sure to benefit horoscope diviners
of all skill and experience levels.
The next three essays are: "Pharmacists and Other Drug-Providers in Cambodia: Identities and Experiences," coauthored by Ing-Britt Trankell and Jan Ovesen; "The Vicissitudes of Medical Identity in Cameroon: Kedjom 'Traditional Doctors' and an Ambivalent Clientele," by Kent Maynard; and "Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Among Zulu Diviners
," by Gina Buijs.
There were no real clues and a variety of strange techniques were used, with clairvoyants, psychics and diviners
all called in to help.
WELSH farmers are turning to water diviners
to help them locate springs as the countryside starts to run dry.
Western,'' and has a leading role in ``The Diviners
,'' which will open on campus later this month.
One of the hired diviners
envisions Saionji Kinmochi (1848-1940) performing his duty as the prime minister to assist the Emperor Meiji in appointing a new prime minister.
ANCIENT tribes prayed to their gods, diviners
brandish wobbly rods and some people even indulge in rain dances.
, Rick Moody's big, brilliant new novel, is about a hot miniseries project, a thirteen-part epic stretching from ancient Mongolia to the founding of Las Vegas, held together by divining, the semisupernatural ability to find water in even the driest places.
This section of a long scroll on which the work was painted shows an area of the city where artists and diviners
(those with magical spells and medicines) come together to market their crafts.
Rick Moody's novel The Diviners
will be published by Little, Brown in September.