J. Philip Thomas first visited Paris in 1981, and after a paranormal experience that literally changed his life he embarked on a journey of self-discovery to create Tarot de Paris. This is no ordinary tarot. The extraordinary power and intensity of Tarot de Paris reflects the energy and inspiration of its creator over a period of 20 years. The deck of 78 breathtaking images incorporates a dazzling array of classic and contemporary art and architecture from the world's most beautiful city. The deck is traditional yet unconventional, with some surprises to delight the tarot aficionado. The fully illustrated book details each card and offers a number of new readings. The stunning silk cloth, featuring the Rose Window from Notre Dame Cathedral, can be used to wrap the cards.