Everything you need to understand or teach Love & Sleep by John Crowley.
The Prologue of the novel contains a passage we later discover to be written by Fellowes Kraft, a historical novelist Pierce Moffet read devotedly in his youth. "Once," writes Kraft, "the world was not as it has since become. Once it worked in a way different from the way it works now; its very flesh and bones, the physical laws that governed it, were ever so slightly different from the ones we know. It had a different history, too, from the history we know the world to have had, a history that implied a different future from the one that has actually come to be our present." These ideas become the core of Crowley's novel. Even before Pierce Moffet reads these words in an unpublished manuscript among the effects of Fellows Kraft, he believes he has important evidence that history and the physical laws governing the universe are subject to... View more of the Love & Sleep Summary