The Favole Tarot features gothic art by Spanish illustrator, Victoria Frances. The cards are dark and romantic but somewhat depressing - even the Sun card has a feeling of bleakness. While the deck has lushly illustrated majors, it follows the European tradition in the minors and has repetitive pip cards instead of tarot scenes.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Fournier 2007
Favole Tarot review by Stephanie Lynch
The Tarot Favole is a new gothic art deck by Victoria Frances (October 25, 1982) a Spanish illustrator. Influenced by the likes of Edgar Allan Poe, Anne Rice, H. P. Lovecraft, Luis Royo and Brom, her deck reflects a decidedly gothic flavor.
For an art deck, this is a lovely deck that celebrates death but not much life. Even the Sun, normally a festive card that brings to mind the warmth and vitality of the Sun, is a dark and dreary card showing a woman in a long flowing dress turned away from the Sun. And the Sun itself is shrouded by clouds and mist making this a hard card to find joy in.
The overall design of the deck is too small for my personal preference. Anyone who dislikes the size of decks such as the Llewellyn deck will probably like this one. It is built along th... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Favole Tarot
Creators: Victoria Frances
Publisher: Fournier 2007
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Minor Arcana Style: Unique pips
Card Language: Spanish
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Grey and black feather like pattern.