Reviews

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Robert Anton Wilson, Kenneth & Steffi Grant

Oz Fritz reviews Servants of the Star and Snake: Essays in Honour of Kenneth and Steffi Grant from the perspective of an admirer of the great Robert Anton Wilson. It makes interesting reading…
Servants of the Star and Snake is a beautifully conceived and executed book with a high aesthetic on par with it’s content and subject matter.  Praise Thoth!  Every article is worth the price of admission though the entrance may not be for everyone.

UFOs, alien abductions, the occult: to one man, the building blocks of scholarship – The Washington Post

Beyond the Robot … is an enthralling account of the life and work of Colin Wilson, the often controversial writer who explored the nature of human consciousness in dozens of books, starting with his most famous, “The Outsider,” which appeared in 1956 when he was just 24. If you’ve never…
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Review of LeMulgeton: Goetia and the Stellar Tradition by Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold

72 Degrees of Starblood Marking the Earth A review of Leo Holmes: LeMulgeton: Goetia and the Stellar Tradition. Fall of Man. 2013 Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold   Amongst the many occult publications that have come to light in recent years there is a tendency towards veiling and obscuration, sentimental journeys…
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AMeTh Lodge Journal: I, 1

AMeTh Lodge Journal – Vol I No 1 March 2011 The occult world has always been very well supplied and supported in terms of its community publications, providing contacts, announcements and, occasionally, articles of real interest Usually highly ‘partial’, used by group members as a forum for criticising members of…
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A Postcard From Hell

“A Postcard From Hell” by R.T. Cole Printed by Orange Box Books, 2009 102 pp. (of reviewed proof) Hardback Ltd. Ed. of 156 Copies Several years ago, in 2004, a new Pirate set sail on the Thelemic Literary Sea, Black Flag/Naughty Nun. Dangerous waters, those. Along the way of publishing…
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Chemical Wedding

Well, we’ve been looking forward to this one for a long, long time. Bruce Dickinson’s intention to produce a movie featuring Crowley in a prominent role was first mentioned on LAShTAL.COM back in 2002 and I’m told by a prominent bookseller that he was discussing it as much as eighteen…
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Thelema Revisited

There can be few minor poets that have been the subject of as many biographies as Aleister Crowley: accolades and denunciations, works of scholarly research and feeble cut-and-paste treatments. But once in a rare while comes along something new, something that catches the eye and engages the brain. Richard T…
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