The Chymical Wedding by Lindsay Clarke

"The Chymical Wedding" is a novel that intertwines the lives of two poets in the 1980s with the historical tale of the alchemist, Sir Edward Kelley and Queen Elizabeth I's astrologer, John Dee. The modern day poets are researching the historical figures and find their lives mirroring the tumultuous relationship of Kelley and Dee. The novel explores themes of love, betrayal, alchemy, and the transformative power of the human spirit.

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