Aleister Crowley was a famous and feared magician; a poet, and practitioner of the dark arts in the first half of this century. He was extremely sinister and his followers still enthuse about his theories to this day.
Crowley advocated the practice of magick and encouraged his followers to create their own life styles and develop a keen self knowledge. He wrote many books on his subject and is still revered as the master of the dark arts with books and websites and followers all over the world. Martin Booth has used his skills as a biographer to encapsulate the man and his extraordinary life-style in a chilling tale of magic and intrigue.
A fine, fair and gripping piece of work that places Crowley before the reader in all his bizarre immensity SUNDAY TIMES
A formidably well-researched and well-written biography, which has the additional merit of being extremely funny THE TIMES
Dedicated research and enthusiasm INDEPENDENT (Weekend Review)