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Aleister Crowley: The Biography by Tobias Churton PDF

By Tobias Churton

This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley (1875–1947), the main infamous and debatable 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 strength – in addition to poetry, event, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. The e-book finds the fellow at the back of the appalling acceptance, demolishing a century of scandalmongering that persuaded the area that Crowley used to be a black magician, a traitor and a sexual wastrel, hooked on medicinal drugs and delinquent posing, instead of the remarkable 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 debts 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 e-book comprises the 1st ever whole research of Crowley’s incredible relatives historical past – together with evidence 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 global warfare I in Berlin in the course of the early Nineteen Thirties and through international conflict II. this knowledge has no longer been to be had to any past biographer.

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