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Diary of a drug fiend

Aleister Crowley

Diary of a drug fiend

by Aleister Crowley

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Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Collins, 1922.

    Statement(by) Aleister Crowley.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15010119M
    ISBN 100349106444

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His fictional works include Moonchild, Diary of a Drug Fiend, The Stratagem and Other Stories, White Stains, Clouds without Water, and Hymn to Pan. Three of his compositions, The Quest, The Neophyte, and The Rose and the Cross were included in the collection The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse.

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