The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB

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The Alchemist's Daughter

The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB From the author of Richard and Judy Book Club choice THE ROSE OF SEBASTOPOL When two strangers enters the manor of a brilliant alchemist and his talented young daughter nothing will remain the same Dark secrets haunt the manor house at Selden in Buckinghamshire where Emilie Selden motherless fiercely intelli Katharine McMahon is an excellent example of the problem I have with modern writers In reading or listening to in this case her book I found I was transported through the ailes of a book store One moment I was reading something out of historical fiction then scientific theory and then a trashy romance noveland there lies my problem I wish modern authors had enough imagination as to address sex scenes as they did in this case the 1700 s I don t mind sex in a book when I can see the necessity of it as it pertains to the story and it doesn t detract This was not accomplished in this book Is she unfamiliar with Jane Austen or even Tom Jones by Henry Fielding Do I need every sordid detail of what Wickham does to Lydia after they run off together No I have enough imagination and life expierence to tell me what they are up to and that information does nothing to move the story along Tom Jones sleeps with every woman he meets and still the reader isn t subjected to pages of description Though I can see the role sex has in this book as the main character discovers the world and passions she has never been familiar with how she is manipulated and controlled by her husband and eventually realizes she isn t loved but I do believe Katharine McMahon would be hard pressed to justify all of the details she has put into her book As I heard the lines and that was the last time I slept with my husbandI thought finally I will now step off my soap box The story itself was fairly good but I did have a hard time believing any of the characters I didn t find any of them possessed with real emotion and I couldn t feel for them in any way There was enough mystery however that I did want to finish so I could find it all out I was not dissapointed in the ending eventhough is leaves a lot of uestions unanswered It was a tale of coming full circle As far as recommending this book I wouldn t There are plenty of better written books that explore similar themes and storylines and I would seek those out instead Earthfall (Homecoming, remain the same Dark secrets haunt the manor house at Selden in Buckinghamshire where Emilie Selden motherless fiercely intelli Katharine McMahon is an excellent example of the problem I have with modern writers In A Daddy for Christmas reading or listening to in this case her book I found I was transported through the ailes of a book store One moment I was Banned in Britain reading something out of historical fiction then scientific theory and then a trashy Hour of the Beast romance noveland there lies my problem I wish modern authors had enough imagination as to address sex scenes as they did in this case the 1700 s I don t mind sex in a book when I can see the necessity of it as it pertains to the story and it doesn t detract This was not accomplished in this book Is she unfamiliar with Jane Austen or even Tom Jones by Henry Fielding Do I need every sordid detail of what Wickham does to Lydia after they Dictionary Of Dreams run off together No I have enough imagination and life expierence to tell me what they are up to and that information does nothing to move the story along Tom Jones sleeps with every woman he meets and still the The Love of a Latino reader isn t subjected to pages of description Though I can see the Other Days, Other Eyes role sex has in this book as the main character discovers the world and passions she has never been familiar with how she is manipulated and controlled by her husband and eventually Deception Island realizes she isn t loved but I do believe Katharine McMahon would be hard pressed to justify all of the details she has put into her book As I heard the lines and that was the last time I slept with my husbandI thought finally I will now step off my soap box The story itself was fairly good but I did have a hard time believing any of the characters I didn t find any of them possessed with The Family real emotion and I couldn t feel for them in any way There was enough mystery however that I did want to finish so I could find it all out I was not dissapointed in the ending eventhough is leaves a lot of uestions unanswered It was a tale of coming full circle As far as The First Partition of Poland recommending this book I wouldn t There are plenty of better written books that explore similar themes and storylines and I would seek those out instead

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The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB He arrival of two strangers Emilie now eighteen is completely unprepared for the new emotions aroused in her and her brilliant mind and passion for the natural world do nothing to prepare her for what comes next With no one to guide her she makes her choice with conseuences that are far reaching and tumultuo I read halfway through this book one evening but then it didn t seem worth finishing The plot description made it sound like an intelligent book about an intelligent woman livinglearning at the time of Isaac Newton But the book wasn t smart and neither was the main character The author latched onto one concept in alchemy and just repeats it so the character can impress everyone she meets rather than giving any additional insight into the philosophies and views of the time In fact the book seemed to be some genre I might describe as woman recovers from youthful bodice ripping incident to become independent modern woman Is that a real genre If so I m not interested

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The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Gent and beautiful has been raised in near isolation by her father John Selden a student of Isaac Newton aims to turn Emilie into a brilliant natural philosopher and alchemist And now he is embarking on his most daring experiment yet to breathe life into dead matter However the experiment is interrupted by t I have read a LOT of negative reviews about this book and I really don t get it I must have horrible taste then because I absolutely LOVED it Written on Feb 24 2009 at 0929PM Read the Dutch translation


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    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Those of you who are Old School know about the original Legend of Zelda The first game in the Zelda franchise was epic It was badass In my personal opinion few games have been as awesome since This book is a lot like the original Legend of Zelda Unfortunately it is like all the crappy and stupid aspects of that game and none of the cool ones Witness as I extrapolate The main character in this book lacks personality All of the thin

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    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon This book was a cross between literary fiction and bodice ripper romance Katharine McMahon seems to be sitting over the fence not uite sure wha

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    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Katharine McMahon Ò 3 characters review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon Katharine McMahon is an excellent example of the problem I have with modern writers In reading or listening to in this case her book I found I

  4. says: read The Alchemist's Daughter Katharine McMahon Ò 3 characters review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon

    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB I just didn't really get into this book but trudged my way through hoping it would get interesting It sounded interesting beautiful intelligent Emilie raised in seclusion by her father to be an alchemist and natural philosopher is swept off her feet by the first handsome man she sees and exiled to London where she begins her shocking journey to enlightenment However it did not live up to the blurb Emilie's character was flat and boring and

  5. says: The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon

    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB I have read a LOT of negative reviews about this book and I really don't get it I must have horrible taste then because I absolutely LOVED it Written on Feb 24 2009 at 0929PM Read the Dutch translation

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    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB It is rare for me to say this about a book but I did not like this book It was disappointing and not at all satisfying I'm not sure what I expected perhaps for it to be a bit like the conservative 19th century E

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    review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Katharine McMahon Ò 3 characters I read halfway through this book one evening but then it didn't seem worth finishing The plot description made it sound like an intelligent book about an intelligent woman livinglearning at the time of Isaac Newton But the book wasn't smart and neither was the main character The author latched onto one concept in alchem

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    review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB A good read nice gothic feel to it though I felt that it built to something that never really arrived

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    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB review È eBook or Kindle ePUB Ò Katharine McMahon Katharine McMahon Ò 3 characters It's strange the way some stories don't get to you This one had everything I should love in a novel an evocative s

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    The Alchemist's Daughter review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Another really good book I love historical fiction The main character Emilie drove me crazy at some points because she made such bad crazy decisions But I had to remind myself that it was the time period she was growing up

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