By Tobias Churton
This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley, 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 mountain climbing and startling prophetic energy - in addition to poetry, experience, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. This biography finds 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 medications and delinquent posing, instead of the striking fact that Crowley was once a genius as major as Jung, Freud or Einstein.
Churton has loved the whole co-operation of the world's Crowley students to make sure the accuracy of his riveting narrative.
The publication includes the 1st ever whole research of Crowley's mind-blowing kin heritage - 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 secret agent in the course of global struggle I in Berlin through the early Thirties and through international struggle II. this data has no longer been on hand to any past biographer.
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