Re: true magi
By: Brysing Moderator / Adept Nov 05, 2014
Post # 2
Well, he said he was! He did write a great deal about the occult.
He was one of those who worked very hard to get witchcraft made Legal in 1951. However, some of his ideas caused great scandal in Britain. So he exiled himself, bought an island! Or he would surely have gone to prison for a very long time!
Also whilst he was rich for a time (he brnt through that money), he did not buy an island! He moved to Cefalu and bought an abbey, but was exiled by Mussolini for causing too much scandal there- he flitted about America and the UK mostly for the rest of his life, with a few trips to Paris here and there, and some in Mexico.
The British press called him "The Wickedest man in the world" and "The man we want to hang". Most of their 'facts' were rumors and just plain lies in some cases.
Anyway, just another man playing at magick. You can read his works and decide for yourself!