The Aegypt Cycle
Book 2: Love And Sleep

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  • As a boy, historian and writer Pierce Moffett developed a fascination with the occult, devouring tomes of arcane lore. Now Pierce has become increasingly convinced that, several times in history, the world has undergone a great transformation whereby the nature of things have changed; where once alchemy and magic worked, now they don’t. Digging through the papers of a favourite childhood novelist, Pierce discovers an unpublished manuscript that, set in the 16th century and tracking two real-life men of knowledge, seems to bolster his supposition that things were indeed once different. Several people are affected by his discovery - the woman he comes to care for; an epileptic child; a dying man seeking the philosopher’s stone…

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Product Description

  • Author
    John Crowley  
    Binding
    paperback  
    Cat No.
    1600902  
    EAN
    978159020015551595  
    Genre
    Fantasy  
    ISBN
    9781590200155  
    Publisher
    Overlook Press  
    Type
    Books  
  • As a boy, historian and writer Pierce Moffett developed a fascination with the occult, devouring tomes of arcane lore. Now Pierce has become increasingly convinced that, several times in history, the world has undergone a great transformation whereby the nature of things have changed; where once alchemy and magic worked, now they don’t. Digging through the papers of a favourite childhood novelist, Pierce discovers an unpublished manuscript that, set in the 16th century and tracking two real-life men of knowledge, seems to bolster his supposition that things were indeed once different. Several people are affected by his discovery - the woman he comes to care for; an epileptic child; a dying man seeking the philosopher’s stone…

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