The Essential Tarot What does tomorrow hold for you? The art of divining the future—and interpreting the past and present—has fascinated people throughout the ages. Discern the meanings of the mysterious imagery of the Tarot cards, and learn how to conduct your own Tarot readings. The Essential Tarot explains the fortune-telling elements of each Tarot card, as well as the history and lore of the Tarot. Beautiful illustrations by the renowned Mary Hanson-Roberts illuminate the text.