By Gary Lachman
When Aleister Crowley died in 1947, he used to be now not an seen contender for the main enduring pop-culture determine of the following century. yet two decades later, Crowley’s identify and snapshot have been in all places. The Beatles placed him at the disguise of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts membership Band. The Rolling Stones have been in short critical devotees. this present day, his visage hangs in goth golf equipment, occult temples, and faculty dorm rooms, and his equipment 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 remarkable impact on sleek pop culture.
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Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and the Wickedest Man in the World by Gary Lachman