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Is the name Crowley in Good Omens a reference to the famous occultist?

I have not been able to source a quote from the author, but there is an interview which offers some circumstantial evidence that Crowley is indeed named after the famous occultist. Actor Mark Sheppard ...
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Evidence for the correct pronunciation of Crowley?

Crowley wrote a poem called 'The Convert' There met one eve in a sylvan glade A horrible Man and a beautiful maid. “Where are you going, so meek and holy?” “I’m going to temple to worship Crowley.” “...
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Is the name Crowley in Good Omens a reference to the famous occultist?

A little further digging and I come across a Tumblr confirmation (image). Image Transcript: neil-gaiman [on Tumblr] ikuboii asked: Hello there! Did you inspired Anthony J Crowley's name after Anton ...
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Was there a poem by Aleister Crowley that involved a mechanical girl?

I was right about the author, it was just the title being one word off. It's "The Automatic Girl" by Alesister Crowley, from PDF page 143 of the erotic poetry book, Snowdrops From A Curate's ...
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What does this passage from Aleister Crowley's "Moonchild" mean?

There are two puns at work here. One is from earlier in the chapter. Lord Anthony Bowling examines allegedly supernatural phenomena to see whether they are real or faked. He is telling his listeners ...
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Was there a poem by Aleister Crowley that involved a mechanical girl?

The Complete Works of Aleister Crowley are available online, linked from the University of Pennsylvania website. I checked the contents list for each of the Volumes I, II, and III, but didn't see ...
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