(from the back of the book)
Easily you can get lost in the winding streets of Prague and discover secrets that lets you loose your mind. Prague, the Golden City, is a place full of mystery and history. With Rudolf II., Prague became the stronghold of alchemy. The greed for gold was boundless and brought Prague to the brink of ruin. And centuries later the Golden God still rests in the city ...
In the 1920s, Prague is still an occult center. Different groups compete for influence: New alchemical circles have formed, the Rosicrucians are on a crusade, the Masons are always in the game. The investigators wil get in the crossfire automatically, must forge alliances, unmask a traitor and use the Hermetic traditions of Alchemy in order to save the city.
Prague - The Golden City is a source and adventure book for Cthulhu in hardcover, describing the city and provides background and campaign tools for the GM. Quite different approaches to the Cthulhu Mythos are available, new rule mechanisms bring alchemy into play. Four adventures and several short scenarios form a campaign that centers around alchemy, and an independent adventure revolves around Franz Kafka's estate.