John Crowley on The Chemical Wedding, Catholicism & Ægypt

INTERVIEW STARTS AT 11:55 - John Crowley, author of the World Fantasy Award-winning “Little, Big” and the four-volume “Ægypt Cycle”, calls into the show to talk his new interpretation of “The Chemical Wedding by Christian Rosencreutz”, growing up Catholic, the secret history of Ægypt, and much more.

In addition to being an author of fantasy fiction and mainstream fiction, John has also worked as a documentary film writer and is currently a senior lecturer in English and creative writing at Yale University. His best-known novels, “Little Big” and the “Ægypt Cycle”, revolve around the themes of Hermeticism, memory, family and religion. His other novels include “The Deep”, “Beasts”, “Engine Summer”, “The Translator”, “Lord Byron’s Novel: The Evening Land” and “Four Freedoms”. Buy John’s books online at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

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