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Keith Milton

 
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Aegypt by John Crowley
Aegypt by John Crowley
With the publication of "Daemonomania",the third part of a projected four part series,it is possible to renavigate the strange ocean of images and themes that is "Aegypt" (the first in the sequence). The coherence of the interpenetrating mosiac of narratives becomes vivid with careful rereading. Crowley's intent is nothing less than a hermetic reenchanting of the modern world, in which the givens of consensual reality are called into question by a great "what if?". What if the old magics of the preScientific Age had actually worked due to our conscious assent...would the forces set in motion by Renaissance mages such as John Dee still reverberate in… Read more
Daemonomania by John Crowley
Daemonomania by John Crowley
With "Daemonomania" John Crowley continues his ornate and multi-levelled search for Meaning in a world of shifting and competing narratives. His anti(que)-hero Pierce/Perceval/Parsifal attempts to come to terms with the complexities of his own nature and past , gradually coming to realise the need to "set out,set out" upon his Quest. A sprawling tapestry of allusion, allegory, and wordplay, "Daemonomania" has echoes of Eco's "The Name of the Rose" in its insistence on the attention and work of the reader.Certainly I feel that if Crowley were European and not labelled a Fantasist then Literary prizes would emblazon his covers. As it is, his… Read more