The Chymical Wedding

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The Chymical Wedding is a 1989 novel by Lindsay Clarke about the intertwined lives of six people in two different eras. Inspired by the life of Mary Anne Atwood, the book includes themes of alchemy, the occult, fate, passion, and obsession. It won the Whitbread Prize for fiction in 1989.

The Chymical Wedding
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First edition (UK)
Author Lindsay Clarke
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Magical realism, Romance, Occult
Publisher Jonathan Cape, Ltd. (London)
Publication date
1989
Media type Hardcover
Pages 536 pp (Hardback edition)
ISBN 0-394-57937-2
823.914 dc20
LC Class PR6053.L3295C47 1989 89-45304