Sorcerers and Magi showcases the fantasy fiction series by the same name and also thought-provoking ideas on magic and mysticism. The content is for adult readers drawn to fantasy fiction, magic, mysticism, Eastern spirituality and the Western Mystery Tradition. Excerpts, updates, and wisdom and insight from author, Dionesia Rapposelli aka Soror ZSD23.
Ah, the inner planes. I love to visit there myself, but never
have I imagined a world filled with characters like these. Magicians and
sorcerers with powers and personalities that clash and express all the best and
worst of our familiar human condition. I absolutely loved this book. I must
naysay the person who said it's not like Harry Potter. It is, to me, only
better! La Maga captures the otherworldliness of Harry Potter but tackles larger
political, spiritual, and emotional issues. Soror's writing style drew me in
from Sofia's awkward walk down the school hallway through her complicated
relationship with Leo De Lux and a life-or-death magical battle and all the way
to hope for what today might be called Occupy the Inner and Outer Planes! And I
wanted more. I've had the luck to preview the two other books in this series, of
which the second is actually my favorite (The Sex Lives of Sorcerers). La Maga
is an engaging read for anyone who refuses to think that what we see is all that
exists, a trip into a parallel universe that gives unique, playful form to the
concepts of Shaktipat, Buddhism, folk magic, mysticism, the occult and
adolescent rebellion all mixed together into a brilliant, poignant and
ultimately timely story
La Maga is an initiation of sorts for me, I don't usually read magical fantasy
fiction and I've never seen a Harry Potter movie! I am however, drawn to
anything which makes me shift my perception, makes me think and gives me "aha"
and "mmm" moments. This book did this on many occasions. I am also incredibly
impressed with the depth of knowledge that the author appears to have for
various mystical and spiritual arts from the mainstream to the more obscure.
It's a smooth read, peppered with layers of deep spiritual teachings and
references should the reader's interest be piqued. The mystical and spiritual
details read like poetry, not preaching. It's a skillfully rendered sensual work
about magical beings that inhabit their world, and more surprisingly, our own.