By Gary Lachman
When Aleister Crowley died in 1947, he was once now not an visible contender for the main enduring pop-culture determine of the following century. yet 20 years later, Crowley’s identify and photograph have been in every single place. The Beatles placed him at the disguise of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts membership Band. The Rolling Stones have been in brief severe devotees. this present day, his visage hangs in goth golf equipment, occult temples, and school dorm rooms, and his equipment of ceremonial magick animate the passions of myriad occultists and non secular seekers.
Aleister Crowley is greater than only a biography of this compelling, debatable, and divisive figure—it’s additionally a portrait of his remarkable effect on glossy pop culture.
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Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and the Wickedest Man in the World by Gary Lachman