Alester Crowley in America (hc) by Tobias Churton
An exploration of Crowleyís relationship with the United States. Details Crowleyís travels, passions, literary and artistic endeavors, sex magick, and psychedelic experimentation. Investigates Crowleyís 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 Includes an abundance of previously unpublished letters and diaries.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 Crowleyís three sojourns in America sealed both his notoriety and his lasting influence. Using previously unpublished diaries and letters, Tobias Churton traces Crowleyís extensive travels through America and his quest to implant a new magical and spiritual consciousness in the United States, while working to undermine Germanyís propaganda campaign to keep the United States out of WWI.