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The alchemist"s daughter

a novel

by Katharine McMahon

  • 363 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Scientists -- Family relationships -- Fiction.,
    • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction.,
    • Conflict of generations -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers -- Death -- Fiction.,
    • Social isolation -- Fiction.,
    • Country homes -- Fiction.,
    • Young women -- Fiction.,
    • Alchemists -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKatharine McMahon.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6063.C5755 A43 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3397141M
      ISBN 100307238512
      LC Control Number2005009902
      OCLC/WorldCa58986078

      The alchemist reads a book containing the story of Narcissus. According to legend, Narcissus kneeled every day beside a lake to admire his reflection, until one day he became so fascinated with his own beauty that he fell into the lake and drowned. The goddess of the forest appeared at the lake and found the water transformed into salty tears. The daughter of a merchant to whom Santiago sold some sheep. She is the object of Santiago’s affections at the beginning of the novel, and he impresses her with his stories. Although Santiago anticipates his return to her, the merchant’s daughter is forgotten when he sets out on his quest to actualize his Personal Legend.

      When she tries to return to the world of books and study, she instead unravels a shocking secret that sets her on her true journey to enlightenment. The Alchemist's Daughter is a gripping, evocative tale. Set against the backdrop of eighteenth-century London society, it is an unforgettable story of one woman's journey through a world of mystery. There are long-held secrets at the manor house in Buckinghamshire, England, where Emilie Selden has been raised in near isolation by her father. A student of Isaac Newton, John Selden believes he can turn his daughter into a brilliant natural philosopher and alchemist. The Alchemist's Daughter is a gripping, evocative tale. Set against the backdrop of eighteenth-century London society, it is.

      Novels Published. The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, forthcoming from Saga Press, , with a sequel forthcoming in Based on some of literature’s horror and science fiction classics, this is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders — and the bigger mystery of their own origins. Buy a cheap copy of The Alchemist's Daughter book by Katharine McMahon. During the English Age of Reason, a woman cloistered since birth learns that knowledge is no substitute for by her father in near isolation in the Free shipping over $/5(5).


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Set against the backdrop of eighteenth-century London society, it is an unforgettable story of one woman's journey through a world of mystery, passion, and obsession. The Alchemist’s Daughter will pull you from whatever you are supposed to be doing into Sidonie’s fortunes, and hold you there cover to by high adventure, and delicious language, Kernaghan’s use of real historical figures like Dr.

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