The Chemical Wedding, John Crowley
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John Crowley

The Chemical Wedding

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Often described as an alchemical allegory, John Crowley instead decided this is “the first science fiction novel.” After all “it’s fiction; it’s about the possibilities of a science; and it’s a novel.” No matter what else it might be, it’s definitely “one of the great outlandish stories in Western literature.” Illustrated throughout with weird and fascinating woodcuts by Theo Fadel.
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Nicolas Palacios
Nicolas Palacioshas quoted4 months ago
Deep mysteries made public are cheapened, and popularized things lose their value. So don’t throw pearls before swine, or make a bed of roses for a donkey.
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mpm12986has quoted9 months ago
turn. I tried to stay as brave and calm as a human being could under the circumstances
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