Alester Crowley In America (hc) By Tobias Churton
An exploration of Crowleys relationship with the United States. Details Crowleys travels, passions, literary and artistic endeavors, sex magick, and psychedelic experimentation. Investigates Crowleys undercover intelligence adventures that actively promoted U.S. involvement in WWI.Includes an abundance of previously unpublished letters and diaries. Occultist, magician, poet, painter, and writer Aleister Crowleys three sojourns in America sealed both his notoriety and his lasting influence. Using previously unpublished diaries and letters, Tobias Churton traces Crowleys extensive travels through America and his quest to implant a new magical and spiritual consciousness in the United States, while working to undermine Germanys propaganda campaign to keep the United States out of WWI.