Description - Do What Thou Wilt by Lawrence Sutin
Aleister Crowley was a blustery coward, an arrogant, misogynistic racist with fascist leanings, as often threatened by his own sexuality as he claimed to be liberated by it. But he was also a groundbreaking poet and an iconoclastic visionary whose literary and cultural legacies extend far beyond the limits of his reputation. Treating Crowley as a cultural phenomenon, Sutin here reveals the frightening mixture of egomania and self-loathing that makes this self-styled 'Beast' a fascinating study in eccentricity. 'A rich narrative' - Kirkus Reviews
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Author Biography - Lawrence Sutin
Lawrence Sutin is a professor at the University of Minnesota. His previous works include Divine Invasions and Shifting Realities on the lives and works of Philip K Dick.