"Still, this is certainly the biography against which to measure the lurid claims and devout counterclaims prompted by the Crowley legend. (photos, not seen)"
Sutin (Divine Invasions
, 1989) paints a rich narrative of the eccentric visionary Aleister Crowley's life, which now seems somewhat ho-hum as for his sexual escapades—the source of much of his bad press—but all the more vile for his egomania and fascist tendencies.
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