This work comprises a collection of texts by Serge Hutin, the famed writer and historian. As a PhD holder and Research Associate at the CNRS, he has devoted a large part of his life to studying the history of esotericism. He is the writer of numerous highly regarded works on the English followers of Jakob Böhme, alchemists and the Rose-Cross. He also contributed to the review Planet, and in his time, considerably broadened the horizons of a great many of its readers. Throughout his life Serge Hutin applied himself to a mixture of research, questions, speculation, projects and leading theses. Whether dedicated to lost civilisations, paranormal cures, the great secrets of alchemy or immortality, the writings of Serge Hutin a sure to strike a chord. A great explorer of all aspects of human life, Serge Hutin features among the most eminent figures of 20th Century esotericism. This book pays tribute to the spirited individual he was, to his thinking and work.