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The Secret Teachings of All Ages - Manly P. Hall (book review)


Book: The Secret Teachings of All Ages
Author: Manly P. Hall
Genre: Non-Fiction, Philosophy, History
Published By: Start Publishing LLC 
Published Year: 1928

Having been requested The Secret Teachings of All Ages I thought I would pick it up and it did take me a lot longer than I thought it would to get through this book by taking almost three months to read and finish.

This book I did find very interesting in places and had some topics in which I found myself really enjoying such as: The Zodiac and Its Signs, The Pythagorean Theory of Music and Colour, Stones, Metals and Gems. I did find these alongside other chapters o the book and learning new things which was a great thing for me as it did give me more knowledge in which I would not have known any other way.

There was certain parts of the book however which did not interest me and did make me rather bored of reading even though certain aspects of chapters would be more interesting than others. As well as this I found that the images within the book were hard to make out so was more difficult when it came to understanding what some of the chapters were talking about. Finally, some of the words were put behind the picture so there was not a way to get some of the words which made parts of the book in which this happened really difficult to make out and understand.

I thought that overall, this book was interesting and I would suggest those who are interested in philosophy to pick this up as there is a chance of learning something new or developing your knowledge into a certain topic.


My Rating: 3/5 
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