The Book of the Alchemist

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Zusatztext A rattling good read. Full of love and loss and guts and gore and derring-do! this is as good as an adventure story gets . . . Williams is a master Zusammenfassung Andalucía! 1938. The Spanish Civil War is drawing to its end. Desperate Republican soldiers holding hostages in a cathedral! plan a last! explosive act of death and destruction. One of their prisoners! ex government minister Professor Pinzon! has already lost his son to the war. He determines to save his grandson at any cost. The discovery of an ancient book in a hidden space beneath the cathedral is a welcome distraction. But as Professor Pinzon reads aloud to the frightened hostages! he discovers that this tale of medieval Andaluz and the friendship between three young men - an alchemist! a mason and a prince - besides connecting two ideologically torn worlds 1000 years apart! might also offer a route to freedom . . . Informationen zum Autor Adam Williams! whose family has lived in China since the late nineteenth century! was born and raised in Hong Kong. For the last eighteen years he has been representative in Beijing of a Far East trading conglomerate. In 1999 he received an OBE for services to Sino-British trade. Adam lives in China and Italy and has three children. To find out more! visit Adam's website www.adam-williams.net or follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/_AdamWilliams. Klappentext A perfect holiday read with plenty of adventure! Spanish history and romance from the highly praised author of THE PALACE OF HEAVENLY PLEASURE

A rattling good read. Full of love and loss and guts and gore and derring-do, this is as good as an adventure story gets . . . Williams is a master

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A perfect holiday read with plenty of adventure, Spanish history and romance from the highly praised author of THE PALACE OF HEAVENLY PLEASURE

Autorentext
Adam Williams, whose family has lived in China since the late nineteenth century, was born and raised in Hong Kong. For the last eighteen years he has been representative in Beijing of a Far East trading conglomerate. In 1999 he received an OBE for services to Sino-British trade. Adam lives in China and Italy and has three children. To find out more, visit Adam's website www.adam-williams.net or follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/_AdamWilliams.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Book of the Alchemist
Autor
EAN
9780340899151
ISBN
978-0-340-89915-1
Format
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Herausgeber
Hodder & Stoughton
Genre
Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten
512
Gewicht
341g
Größe
H199mm x B129mm x T34mm
Jahr
2010
Untertitel
Englisch
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