An exploration of Crowley’s relationship with the United States. Details Crowley’s travels, passions, literary and artistic endeavors, sex magick, and psychedelic experimentation. Investigates Crowley’s undercover intelligence adventures that actively promoted U.S. involvement in WWI.Includes an abundance of previously unpublished letters and diaries. Occultist, magician, poet, painter, and writer Aleister Crowley’s three sojourns in America sealed both his notoriety and his lasting influence. Using previously unpublished diaries and letters, Tobias Churton traces Crowley’s extensive travels through America and his quest to implant a new magical and spiritual consciousness in the United States, while working to undermine Germany’s propaganda campaign to keep the United States out of WWI.