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A Magick Life

A Biography of Aleister Crowley

By Martin Booth

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Aleister Crowley was a famous and feared magician; a poet, and practitioner of the dark arts in the first half of this century. He was extremely sinister and his followers still enthuse about his theories to this day.

Crowley advocated the practice of magick and encouraged his followers to create their own life styles and develop a keen self knowledge. He wrote many books on his subject and is still revered as the master of the dark arts with books and websites and followers all over the world. Martin Booth has used his skills as a biographer to encapsulate the man and his extraordinary life-style in a chilling tale of magic and intrigue.

Biographical Notes

Born in Lancashire in 1944, Martin Booth was educated in Hong Kong and London. He has published ten novels and a number of non-fiction titles including biographies and wildlife studies. He is also a film and documentary writer who travels widely. He is married with two children and lives in Somerset.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340718063
  • Publication date: 06 Dec 2001
  • Page count: 528
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
'A fine, fair and gripping piece of work that places Crowley before the reader in all his bizarre immensity' SUNDAY TIMES
'A formidably well-researched and well-written biography, which has the additional merit of being extremely funny' THE TIMES
'Dedicated research and enthusiasm' INDEPENDENT (Weekend Review)
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