By Tobias Churton

ISBN-10: 1780280122

ISBN-13: 9781780280127

ISBN-10: 1780283849

ISBN-13: 9781780283845

This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley (1875–1947), the main infamous and arguable non secular 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 energy – in addition to poetry, event, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. The e-book unearths the guy in the back of the appalling recognition, demolishing a century of scandalmongering that persuaded the realm that Crowley was once a black magician, a traitor and a sexual wastrel, hooked on medicines and delinquent posing, instead of the miraculous 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 and plausibility of his riveting narrative. the writer has additionally been involved with Crowley’s grandson, who has vouchsafed infrequent, formerly untold bills of kin relationships. the result's an intimate portrait that hasn't ever prior to been proven, and one who has nice emotional impact.

The booklet comprises the 1st ever whole research of Crowley’s stunning kinfolk heritage – 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 secret agent in the course of international warfare I in Berlin through the early Thirties and through global battle II. this knowledge has now not been to be had to any prior biographer.

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