The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Famel #1)
He holds the secret that can end the world.The truth: Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330. Nearly 700 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... show more
He holds the secret that can end the world.The truth: Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330. Nearly 700 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.The legend: Nicholas Flamel lives. But only because he has been making the elixir of life for centuries. 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. 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.From the Hardcover edition.
Publish date: June 24th 2008
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (#1)
I enjoyed it So, I came into this knowing it had mixed reviews and thought for the worst. I'm not saying where I read these reviews, and I don't always read reviews beforehand, but sometimes it's good to know, so I don't get too excited only to be let down. The crux of it is that I enjoyed the boo...
"Are you a victim too?" -The Alchemyst, p.338 Josh and Sophie Newman wouldn't label themselves as victims. Sure, their archaeologist parents are in Utah, and they're in San Francisco for the summer. Sure, they have to spend that summer with an over-protective aunt. But they have summer jobs, and ...
It's somewhere around a 2 and 3/4 star book. Ever since I seen the cover of this book I wanted to read it. I have always had an interest in alchemy, philosophy and mythology and stories with those elements. I also adore the cover. It is beautiful.But, reading the reviews I was some what put off. T...
Beyond stunning, it is exciting in the real sense of true art...the kind of story you’ve never read before!
I thought I was going to like this book a lot more than I did. I loved the idea of having Nicholas Flamel and his wife as the protagonists of a contemporary book about recovering the book that made him immortal and saving the world, and I really did. I especially liked reading about Perenelle. Nicho...