[Ebook] ➩ Alchemys Daughter By Mary A. Osborne – Sigilo.us

[Ebook] ➩ Alchemys Daughter  By Mary A. Osborne – Sigilo.us
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Alchemys Daughter
  • Mary A. Osborne
  • English
  • 12 October 2018

Alchemys Daughter Santina Pietra Is Seventeen And In Medieval San Gimignano, Daughters Of Merchants Are Expected To Marry But Santina Cares Only For Calandrino, A Brilliant Young Scholar Who Is Preoccupied With His Ancient Alchemical Texts Soon Santina Meets Trotula, The Village Midwife, Who Might Or Might Not Be A Strega, Or Witch Trotula Challenges Her To Forget Calandrino And Become The Woman She Is Meant To Be Some Say She Is A Victim Of The Midwife S Spell, But Santina Is Determined To Follow In Trotula S Footsteps Even As Calamities Strike.The Setting Is 14th Century Italy, Yet In Santina Contemporary Readers Will Discover A Strong Minded Young Woman Whose Search For Meaning Echoes Their Own Alchemy S Daughter Is The Author S Second Novel.

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10 thoughts on “Alchemys Daughter

  1. says:

    Santina won me over Her curiosity, her intellect and desire to learn, as well as her quest to find her purpose in life all causing her to suffer many losses while contemplating her path Her stubbornness causes calamities and her well being at stake as she becomes the talk and suspicion of nefarious skills, her rogue choices suffering ramificat...

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    This is a remarkably captivating tale of a young woman s desire and determination to learn of Alchemy Santina s Tudor, Calandrino, was a young man who marveled at Santina s interest and understanding of Alchemy as well as her other studies.Santina s sisters were interested in marrying and homemaking skills Although Santina learned these, her heart longed for greater learning and understanding.A discrepancy was discovered and Santina was forbidden to see the Tudor again and to forget learning A This is a remarkably captivating tale of a young woman s desire and determination to learn of Alchemy Santina s Tudor, Calandrino, was a young man who marveled at Santina s interest a...

  3. says:

    The story in Alchemy s Daughter takes place in the 1300 s where science, philosphy, superstition and church doctrine are at loggerheads Our heroine, Santina, is the daughter of a cloth merchant whose curiosity in alchemy and philosophy and her own personal ambition soon lead her into opposition with her father She becomes an outcast and begins to learn new skills, skills that can be used as a weapon against her Her...

  4. says:

    Although this is a prequel to Nonna s Book of Mysteries the main character here is the great grandmother of the main character of the previous book , this can easily stand on its own Whereas the previous book dealt with the dawn of the Renaissance, this one is firmly pitched into the Middle or Dark Ages the reader should appreciate that whispers of witchcraft and heresy and childbirth are not to be taken lightly While a wealthy young woman like Santina may have some license to push the b Although this is a prequel to Nonna s Book of Mysteries the main character here is the great grandmother of the main character of the previous book , this can easily stand on its own Whereas the previous book dealt with the dawn of the Renaissance, this one is firmly pitched into the Middle or Dark Ages the reader should appreciate that whispers of witchcraft and heresy and childbirth are not to be taken lightly While a wealthy young woman like Santina may have some license to push the boundaries of social convention, first by falling in love with someone unsuitable and then by following her desire to learn midwifery, it s easy to understand why these things inspire panic in her family Then again, Osborne subtly poses the question whether those taboos and others would be as significant if they were given less weight by people like her father and sisters.Osborne notes at the beginning that she s an artist and not a historian...

  5. says:

    Read my full review of Alchemy s Daughter on YA Book Shelf I ve been waiting since 2010, when I read Nonna s Book of Mysteries, till this book was published, and it was worth the wait While the former book took place in the Renaissance, a period of history that I ve always loved, and is a kunstleroman, a book about the development of the artist, Alchemy s Daughter takes place in the Medieval world before and during the Plague I ve never been as comfortable with Medieval literature, in part bec Read my full review of Alchemy s Daughter on YA Book Shelf I ve been waiting since 2010, when I read Nonna s Book of Mysteries, till this book was published, and it was worth the wait While the former book took place in the Renaissance, a period of history that I ve always loved, and is a kunstleroman, a book about the development of the artist, Alchemy s Daughter takes place in the Medieva...

  6. says:

    This historical novel opens with critical acclaim for both the book itself and its sequel Nonna s Book of Mysteries, and is dedicated to the memory of the author s grandmothers Writer Mary A Osborne indicates in the novel s acknowledgements section that she commenced writing it when her son was in preschool and finished it during his seventeenth year as a student Also opening the book is a timeline of various historical events such as the foundation of the Order of Hospitallers and reloca...

  7. says:

    Santina is a 17 year old girl from the medieval town of San Gimignano, Italy As the daughter of a prominent merchant of the 14th century, she is expected to marry But her heart has already been given to her tutor, Calandrino When he leaves the village in pursuit of scholarly activities, Santina is heartbroken and yearns to find a purpose in life She becomes an apprentice to the local midwife, who may or may not be a Strega, a witch Thus begins her adventuresome, sometimes dangerous way of l Santina is a 17 year old girl from the medieval town of San Gimignano, Italy As the daughter of a prominent merchant of the 14th century, she is expected to marry But her heart has already been given to her tutor, Calandrino When he leaves the village in pursuit of scholarly activities, Santina is heartbroken and yearns to find a purpose in life She becomes an a...

  8. says:

    Alchemy s Daughter follows a young girl, Santina, who has many dreams, which defy her father s pre destined fate for her First, she becomes infatuated with a tutor, who teaches her about alchemy and allow her to watch experiments of turning things to gold Her father, an alchemist himself, did not mind her interest in this subject But when her father discovered the budding romance between Santina and Calandrino, everything started to go wrong Calandrino fled the city and left Santina all alo Alchemy s Daughter follows a young girl, Santina, who has many dreams, which defy her father s pre destined fate for her First, she becomes infatuated with a tutor, who teaches her about alchemy and allow her to watch experiments of turning things to gold Her father, an alchemist himself, did not mind her interest in this subject But when her father discovered the budding romance between Santina and Calandrino, everything started to go wrong Calandrino fled the city and left Santina all alone.That s when Santina made a decision to talk to Trotula, a midwife of the town Even though Trotula help save lives and deliver babies, townsmen still think of her as a witch who practices witchcraft Maybe don t trust her, yet they need her to deliver children Going against her father s wishes, she moved i...

  9. says:

    Mary A Osborne in her new book, Alchemy s Daughter Book Two in the Alchemy series published by Lake Street Press introduces us to Santina Pietra.From the back cover Santina Pietra is seventeen and in medieval San Gimignano, daughters of merchants are expected to marry But Santina cares only for Calandrino, a brilliant young scholar who is preoccupied with his ancient alchemical texts.Soon Santina meets Trotula, the village midwife, who might or might not be a strega, or witch Trotula chall Mary A Osborne in her new book, Alchemy s Daughter Book Two in the Alchemy series published by Lake Street Press introduces us to Santina Pietra.From the back cover Santina Pietra is seventeen and in medieval San Gimignano, daughters of merchants are expected to marry But Santina cares only for Calandrino, a brilliant young scholar who is preoccupied with his ancient alchemical texts.Soon Santina meets Trotula, the village midwife, who might or might not be a strega, or witch Trotula challenges her to forget Calandrino and become the woman she is meant to be Some say she is a victim of the midwife s spell, but Santina is determined to follow in Trotula s fo...

  10. says:

    About the Book Santina Pietra is seventeen and in medieval San Gimignano, daughters of merchants are expected to marry But Santina cares only for Calandrino, a brilliant young scholar who is preoccupied with his ancient alchemical texts Soon Santina meets Trotula, the village midwife, who might or might not be a strega, or witch Trotula challenges her to forget Calandrino and become the woman she is meant to be Some say she is a victim of the midwife s spell, but Santina is determined to fol About the Book Santina Pietra is seventeen and in medieval San Gimignano, daughters of merchants are expected to marry But Santina cares only for Calandrino, a brilliant young scholar who is preoccupied with his ancient alchemical texts Soon Santina meets Trotula, th...

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