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The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 1)

The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 1)
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The Alchemyst

6 years, 7 months ago at Feb 21 9:36
I'm not really a fan of modernised fantasy novels but I actually really enjoyed this. For a fantasy novel set in present time and for a young adult novel to boot it really was an enjoyable read. I was surprised at how enjoyable. In fact I can't decide if I want to rate it 8/10 or 9.
I think it made a difference that some of the characters were about real people that had existed at some poin... read more
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Manufacturer: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Release date: 22 May 2007
ISBN-10 : 0385733577 | ISBN-13: 9780385733571
Magic (2), Fantasy (2), Action (1), Adventure (1), Elders (1), Necromancy (1), Philosopher's Stone (1), Alchemy (1), Immortal (1), John Dee (1), Young Adult (1), Alchemyst Series (1), Nicholas Flamel (1), Mythology (1), Sword (1), Murder (1), Death (1), Awakening (1), Aura (1), Twins (1)
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Books Diary: 2012 (12 books items)

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Book Diary 2012 (15 books items)

"Browsing aimlessly through Barnes and Noble, I came across this series and thought it was worth a shot...and I loved it. I have already ordered the next 5 books. "A contemporary fantasy which opens in modern day San Francisco when brother and sister, Josh and Sophie discover that the owner of the bookstore where Josh works is the immortal French alchemist, Nicholas Flamel. Flamel and his wife, Perenelle, are the guardians of the Book of Abraham which they have protected for centuries. This is a"


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Raven posted a review 6 years, 7 months ago

The Alchemyst

“I'm not really a fan of modernised fantasy novels but I actually really enjoyed this. For a fantasy novel set in present time and for a young adult novel to boot it really was an enjoyable read. I was surprised at how enjoyable. In fact I can't decide if I want to rate it 8/10 or 9.

I think it made a difference that some of the characters were about real people that had existed at some point in time and the fact that it's told by day rather then over a period of time makes it more interesting. Just goes to show how much can happen in one day. I'm interested enough to see how the next one in the series pans out.” read more

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"Book one in the Alcheymyst series. This is a young adult fantasy set in modern times following two teenage twins and their discovery of a magical world that is part of every day life just hidden. It's told in a day by day format. Think 24 but in written form."


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