The Equinox is unique. It can be safely said that in the whole of occultism nothing has ever appeared to rival the Equinox in quantity, quality and diversity. It is a living testimonial to the matchless genius of Aleister Crowley who was born in England during the year 1875 and who died there in 1947.

The student who is really a student will revel in the superlative contents of these eleven books with fascination, excitement and joy. One does not heap only enconiums on Aleister Crowley for his eruditions, his literary skill, his magical ability and his illuminations. These books contain bubbling humor, bitter sarcasm, and sometimes just plain cruelty and unpleasantness. However, the overwhelming response is astonishment, respect, and admiration. ...


Studio City, Calif.

21 June 1972.