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By Tobias Churton

This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley (1875–1947), the main infamous and debatable 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 climbing and startling prophetic strength – in addition to poetry, experience, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. The ebook unearths the fellow at the back of the appalling acceptance, demolishing a century of scandalmongering that persuaded the realm that Crowley used to be a black magician, a traitor and a sexual wastrel, hooked on medications and delinquent posing, instead of the awesome fact that Crowley was once 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 money owed of relations relationships. the result's an intimate portrait that hasn't ever sooner than been proven, and one who has nice emotional impact.

The ebook includes the 1st ever entire research of Crowley’s remarkable relatives historical past – together with evidence he hid in his lifetime for worry of social prejudice.

Tobias Churton additionally provides us an in depth account of Crowley’s paintings as a British undercover agent in the course of global warfare I in Berlin in the course of the early Thirties and through international warfare II. this data has now not been to be had to any earlier biographer.

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