#BookReview:  The Queen of Wands: The Story of Pamela Colman Smith, the Artist Behind the Rider-Waite Tarot Deck by Cat Willett

I received a copy of this book for review, read on to see my experience.  

My Review

I loved reading this book, and the artwork is beautiful! I had not heard of Pamela Colman Smith before, and while I have worked with the Rider-Waite (Smith) Tarot for years, I never stopped to think about who designed and created the images on the Tarot cards. This book provided a colourful history of a woman who should be more widely known to students of both art and culture. The hardback version of the book would make a delightful gift and should lead to lively conversation about Pamela and the life she lived.  

About the Book

Discover the life, work, and magic of Pamela Colman Smith, the visionary artist behind the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot Deck, the most popular and renowned divination deck in the world.

With rich imagery, stunning colours, and an iconic place in the realm of divination, the Rider-Waite Tarot is perhaps the best-known deck in the world. Seasoned readers and fledgling diviners alike turn to these cards in search of inspiration, understanding, and even a hint at the future. But the story of their origin is less well known, with their brilliant creator’s name stripped away from them for decades. Now, for the first time, mystics, art-lovers, and fortune-tellers will uncover the magical story of Pamela Coleman Smith, rendered in full-colour illustrations by artist Cat Willett, and inspired by the work of Pamela herself.

Buy the book here.

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