'At its heart, the tarot is a storytelling device, a way of framing a question or an experience through symbols and archetypes. These are all familiar stories, and the tarot helps reveal the lessons...
'At its heart, the tarot is a storytelling device, a way of framing a question or an experience through symbols and archetypes. These are all familiar stories, and the tarot helps reveal the lessons and the collective knowledge contained within each one.'
In Wild Card, friends and entirely non-psychic tarot readers Jen Cownie and Fiona Lensvelt introduce you to the tarot and how to use it to explore your own story. In this beautifully illustrated guide, Jen and Fiona talk you through the meanings of each card, drawing on personal experiences as well as references to history, literature and popular culture that have shaped their understanding of the deck, while encouraging you to bring your own imagination and instincts to your readings.
With chapters on the things the authors wish they’d known when they started out, tips on tackling some of the trickier cards, suggestions for spreads and advice about how context can affect your interpretations, this book invites anyone and everyone who’s curious about the tarot to give it a try. It is perfect for complete beginners, as well as more experienced readers who want to refresh their practice.
Friendly, funny and straightforward, Wild Card invites readers to discover the magic of tarot: a playful, illuminating tool for sparking conversations and embarking on journeys of self-knowledge.