Books: The Coven of One's Choice

KING OF THE WITCHES by June Johns. 154 pages. Coward-McCann. $5.

Alex Sanders, 44, likes to call himself the King of the Witches. That title, Author June Johns informs us, was last officially held in the 15th century by Owain Glyndwr, the last independent Prince of Wales. Sanders claims to be a descendant of Prince Owain, although he does not bother to offer any evidence of this. He is, says Sanders, a hereditary witch—as distinguished from the converts that Miss Johns' overly sympathetic biography obviously seeks to attract.

The attractions of Sanderian witchcraft appear to be many, and Sanders' own London coven (witch...

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