Aleister Crowley: The Beast Demystified
Dubbed the 'great beast', Aleister Crowley has a terrifying reputation. He dabbled in the occult, was addicted to opiates, was admired and befriended by a host of celebrities, and many who associated with him died tragically in mysterious circumstances. Here, in this new and challenging appraisal of Crowley's life, Roger Hutchinson lifts the smokescreen of mythology to reveal a truly astonishing figure.
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Detailing the life of one of the most interesting men in recent history this book is a very interesting read. They're are one or two historical errors, but on the whole it is a well reasearched and ... Read full review
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