By Colin Stanley

The 'Occult Trilogy' is the collective label utilized to Colin Wilson's 3 significant works at the occult: The Occult (1971); Mysteries: an research into the Occult, the magical and the Supernatural (1978) and past the Occult (1988). They amounted to a huge 1600 pages and feature spawned many different lesser works.

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Galbreath, R. , 1975): 84-91. 15. Guardian Weekly 105 (Dec. 16, 1971): 22. 16. Kirkus Reviews 39 (Sept. 1, 1971): 1005. 17. Life 71 (Dec. 31, 1971): 25. 18. Lima, Robert. Saturday Review of Literature 55 (Jan. 15, 1972): 48. 19. Needleman, Jacob. Commonweal 96 (Apr. 21, 1973): 173. 20. Oates, Joyce Carol. , 1973): 8-9. 21. Observer (Oct. 17, 1971): 33. 22. Publishers Weekly 200 (Sept. 27, 1971): 64. 23. Publishers Weekly 203 (Jan. 8, 1973): 66. 24. Rees, Gorownwy. , 1972): 56-58. 25. Blish, James “Eclectic Occultism” in Spectator 227 (Nov.

But when someone suggested that, instead of a hazel twig, he should use a pendulum, he began, in his later years, a series of pioneering experiments using pendulums of varying lengths (or ‘rates’) to divine, at first, various metals and then all manner of objects. His experiments also revealed that these objects all have vibrational ‘fields’ surrounding them, the radius being that of the ‘rate’ for the object. Extending this ‘field theory’ to ghost sightings, “…Lethbridge [was] the first to speculate on whether hauntings may not be connected with the ‘field’ of water” (64).

Colin Wilson: the man and his mind. Shaftesbury, Dorset: Element Books, 1990. Oates, Joyce Carol. Review of The Occult in The American Poetry Journal II (January/February, 1973), p. 8-9. Parker, Will. ‘Colin Wilson on the Occult’ in The Gnostic, Issue 2 (Autumn 2009), p. 17-26. Parrinder, E. Geoffrey. ‘What we need is Faculty X’, Times Literary Supplement (Nov. 26, 1971), p. 1471. Walton, Alan Hull. ‘Wilson’s occult’ in Books and Bookmen, 17, (Dec. 1971), p. 50-51. Wilson, Colin (1). New Introduction to The Occult.

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