New PDF release: Aleister Crowley: The Biography

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 hiking and startling prophetic strength – in addition to poetry, event, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. The ebook finds the guy at the back of the appalling attractiveness, 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 medications and delinquent posing, instead of the amazing fact that Crowley used to be 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 in touch with Crowley’s grandson, who has vouchsafed infrequent, formerly untold debts of kinfolk relationships. the result's an intimate portrait that hasn't ever ahead of been proven, and one who has nice emotional impact.

The publication comprises the 1st ever entire research of Crowley’s stunning relations historical past – together with proof he hid in his lifetime for worry of social prejudice.

Tobias Churton additionally offers us an in depth account of Crowley’s paintings as a British undercover agent in the course of international conflict I in Berlin through the early Nineteen Thirties and through international struggle II. this knowledge has now not been to be had to any prior biographer.

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