By John Crowley
There's a couple of heritage of the world.
sooner than technology outlined the fashionable age, different powers, wondrous and magical, as soon as ruled the universe, their lore perfected inside of a misplaced capital of hieroglyphs, wizard-kings, and brilliant monuments, no longer Egypt -- yet Ægypt.
What if it have been rather so?
within the Seventies, a historian named Pierce Moffett strikes to the recent England geographical region to write down a ebook approximately Ægypt, pushed by way of an concept he dare now not think -- that the actual legislation of the universe as soon as replaced and should swap back. but the thought isn't his by myself. anything waits on the locked property of Fellowes Kraft, writer of romances approximately Will Shakespeare and Giordano Bruno and Dr. John Dee, anything for which Pierce and people close to him have lengthy sought with out figuring out it, a key, maybe, to Ægypt.
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