Usually we think of the moon as having four phases, but there are actually twenty-eight. This feature alone reveals a great deal about you, your personality, abilities, motivations, perceptions. Whether you are a beginning student or a seasoned astrologer, goldsmith's insightful interpretations will show you a new way to look at birth-charts. Moon phases doesn't stop there, however. Appealing to both right and left brain functions, goldsmith also takes a symbolic approach, combining visual imagery with verbal explanations. Accompanying the text are elegant illustrations which embody symbols that inspire intuitive understanding, in much the same way as tarot cards. paperback. Author: goldsmith, martin. Number of pages: 240.