Gordon Dahlquist Q&A #17


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Gordon Dahlquist Q&A #17

Unread postby Liz » Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:04 pm

ONBC: Will there be another sequel after The Dark Volume?

GD: I hope so. I'm in the midst of working on it. The tentative title is The Chemickal Marriage.

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Oops. Forgot to add this:

I clarified with Gordon the spelling of book #3. This was his response:

It's an old-fashioned spelling, all the better to evoke olde knowledge of alchemy, rosicrucianism, etc. "The Chemickal Marriage" is a pretty well-known alchemical text from the 16th century - sort of unreadable, but also fascinating.
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Re: Gordon Dahlquist Q&A #17

Unread postby gemini » Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:12 pm

The first Chemickal wedding seems to be all about religious symmetry. Since Dalquist said he doesn't go in for symmetry, especially religious, I take it he is just borrowing the name. Since reading The Glass books, the title Chemickal Marriage sure is a luring title considering the ways it could tie into the story. Just the title has me hooked enough to add it to my book list.
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