Helena Blavatsky is the mother of western esotericism. She is an iconic figure in the realm of occult knowledge. This book is a must read for theosophists.
From the back cover:"Isis Unveiled created a sensation when it was first published in 1877. The first major work by the young russian noblewoman who founded The Theosophical Society, its 1200 pages explored "the mysteries of ancient and modern science and theology"
This new abridgement by Theosophical scholar Michael Gomes breathes fresh life into this classic of Western esoteric thinking. With its central themes highlighted and its style modernized for today's readers, Isis Unveiled is revealed as a fascinating exploration of the universal truths of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition by one of the most remarkable women in modern times."