Bio: John Crowley began his career as a freelance writer in 1966. Since then, his highly literary work has garnered the World Fantasy Award and been hailed by top literary critics, notably Harold Bloom, who helped him get his appointment at Yale University, where he now teaches writing. John lives in Conway, Massachusetts, with his wife and their twin daughters.
The Deep (1975)
Engine Summer (1979)
Little, Big (1981)
Love & Sleep (1994)
This is the fourth novel--and much-anticipated conclusion--of John Crowley's astonishing and lauded AEgypt sequence: a dense, lyrical meditation on history, alchemy, and memory. Spanning three centuries, and weaving together the stories of Renaissance magician John Dee, philosopher Giordano Bruno, and present-day itinerant historian and writer Pierce Moffett, the AEgypt sequence is as richly significant as Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet or Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time. Crow... more info>>