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By Tobias Churton

This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley (1875–1947), the main infamous and arguable religious determine of the 20 th century, brings jointly a lifetime of world-shaking ‘magick’, sexual and mental experimentation on the outer limits, world-record-beating hiking and startling prophetic strength – in addition to poetry, experience, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. The ebook unearths the guy at the back of the appalling acceptance, demolishing a century of scandalmongering that persuaded the area that Crowley was once a black magician, a traitor and a sexual wastrel, hooked on medicines and delinquent posing, instead of the superb fact that Crowley used to be a genius as major as Jung, Freud or Einstein.

Churton has loved the entire co-operation of the world’s Crowley students to make sure the accuracy and plausibility of his riveting narrative. the writer has additionally been in touch with Crowley’s grandson, who has vouchsafed infrequent, formerly untold debts of family members relationships. the result's an intimate portrait that hasn't ever sooner than been proven, and person who has nice emotional impact.

The booklet comprises the 1st ever whole research of Crowley’s mind-blowing relatives history – together with evidence he hid in his lifetime for worry of social prejudice.

Tobias Churton additionally provides us a close account of Crowley’s paintings as a British undercover agent in the course of international conflict I in Berlin throughout the early Nineteen Thirties and through international struggle II. this knowledge has no longer been to be had to any earlier biographer.

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