This book explores Nordic Mythology and its influence on the interpretation of runes when used for divination. The text includes original material on Rune casts and refines some earlier ideas on spreads and casts from other sources, and is backed up by detailed imaginative drawings for each rune. Thus giving the reader a pictorial as well as textual viewpoint to work from. A simple yet informative book, Beyond the Yew Dale provides an excellent introduction to the subjects of divination and mythology for beginners. It is also a comprehensive guide for those already familiar with the topic.