Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on 28 September 1330. Nearly seven hundred years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. It is said that he discovered the secret of eternal life. The records show that he died in 1418. But his tomb is empty and Nicholas Flamel lives. The secret of eternal life is hidden within the book he protects - the Book of Abraham the Mage. It's the most powerful book that has ever existed. In the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. And that's exactly what Dr. John Dee plans to do when he steals it. Humankind won't know what's happening until it's too late. And if the prophecy is right, Sophie and Josh Newman are the only ones with the power to save the world as we know it. Sometimes legends are true. And Sophie and Josh Newman are about to find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time.
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 110 x 178 x 24mm | 207g
- 17 Mar 2011
- Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Corgi Childrens
- London, United Kingdom
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About Michael Scott
An authority on mythology and folklore, Michael Scott is one of Ireland's most successful authors. A master of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and folklore, he has been hailed by the Irish Times as "the King of Fantasy in these isles".
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This is one of my favorite books that I have read so far. I like the idea about alchemy behind the plot. The thought of a magic that has almost everything to do with science fascinates me. The plot was very well written and original. There are many battles to keep you interested. There is also much mythology inside of the story. I cannot wait to read the others in the series. Reviewed by Kole for Book Sake.show moreby Jessica