The House of Doctor Dee

by Peter Ackroyd
Release date: 1993
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy

This novel centres on the famous 16th-century alchemist and astrologer John Dee. Reputedly a black magician, he was imprisoned by Queen Mary for allegedly attempting to kill her through sorcery. When Matthew Palmer inherits an old house in Clerkenwell, he feels that he has become part of its past.

(updated 2010-09-07)

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