By Gary Lachman
When Aleister Crowley died in 1947, he was once no longer an visible contender for the main enduring pop-culture determine of the subsequent century. yet two decades later, Crowley’s identify and picture have been all over the place. The Beatles positioned him at the conceal of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts membership Band. The Rolling Stones have been in short severe devotees. this present day, his visage hangs in goth golf equipment, occult temples, and faculty dorm rooms, and his tools of ceremonial magick animate the passions of myriad occultists and religious seekers.
Aleister Crowley is greater than only a biography of this compelling, debatable, and divisive figure—it’s additionally a portrait of his unprecedented effect on sleek pop culture.
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Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and the Wickedest Man in the World by Gary Lachman