Aleister Crowley 7

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PROTESTS HE IS NOT AUTHOR OF BOOK WRITTEN BY STUART X Editor Post I am at a loss to conceive how I obtained a reputation for playing practical jokes upon the universe but I have lt - Recently I wrote an Imbecile introduction to a book by Stuart X who Is a solid In fact unusually solid citizen of Washington D C and really exists so far as anything really exists and really wrote the book published under his name Now all Europe Is pleased to support that I simply Invented Stuart X as I have so often done with authors and i the more I protest and the more Stuart X protests that he Is a real person the more flattering become the letters that I receive with regard to my cleverness in creating htm They all say No It wont dot Crowley we know you I have tried photographs specimens of handwriting evidence of independent persons of perfect Integrity who swear to his separate existence all only goes to show my determination and ability to keep up my practical joke As Anatole France Is the latest victim I feel compelled to appeal to you for advice But I am afraid that even If you appointed a commission to explore - the wilds of Washington Stuart X lives within a stones throw of the coyotes In the zoo my friends would only say Good for Crowley He fooled even The Washington Post Que f aire 7 I can only reiterate between spasms of helpless laughter that Stuart X is a real person not myself ALEISTER CROWLEY Bristol N H

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 02 Oct 1916, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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