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By Tobias Churton

This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley, the main infamous and debatable religious determine of the twentieth 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 strength - in addition to poetry, experience, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. This biography unearths the guy at the back of the appalling acceptance, 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 astonishing 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 of his riveting narrative.

The booklet includes the 1st ever entire research of Crowley's remarkable kin historical past - together with proof he hid in his lifetime for worry of social prejudice.

Tobias Churton additionally supplies us an in depth 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 data has now not been to be had to any prior biographer.

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