The Gorgon’s Tarot
Size: 6″ x 9″ | 79 cards | 208 pp
A round, mostly black and white deck with two lurking splashes of color, The Gorgon’s Tarot is an innovative and inspired way to read the tarot. With Dolores Fitchie’s discreet, tongue-in-cheek humor, it’s also engaging and fun to read! The traditional 78-card deck is complemented by an additional Major Arcanum card, The Blind Gorgon. This card can be used in a reading as a “wild card,” as what some Tarot authors call the significator, or as a general atmosphere-setting concept. Unabashedly feminine and a restrained paean of praise to the animal kingdom, it features a largely female cast, lots of animal companions, commentators, bodyguards and familiars, and a mixed bag of traditional and not-so-traditional imagery, with traces of unorthodoxy here and there. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced readers, and ideal for those who enjoy images with more than one meaning, who can make up their own stories by simply looking at the images. All you need is an uninhibited imagination.