This is Crowley's magnum opus. During his honeymoon in Egypt with his first wife, Rose, she turned to him and said, “They are waiting for you.” Never having shown any ability, let alone interest, in the strange phenomena that would lead to such an outburst, Rose piqued her husband's curiosity. She identified an Egyptian stele as representing the source of her inspiration. Whether she was a new wife seeking to impress her husband, a bit daffy, or truly inspired, her revelation led him to write, or rather receive (as he contends it was not his work) The Book of the Law. Most editions of this work include a copy of the hand-written manuscript too, as he wrote “… the letters? Change them not in style or value!” In a fit of what can only be called irony, he ended the book with the injunction, “The study of this Book is forbidden… Those who discuss the contents of this book are to be shunned by all… ,” thereby ensuring the book to be a hot topic of conversation.
Paperback: 128 pages