The Alchemist's Dream

The Alchemist's Dream

Book - 2007
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A once-great maritime explorer relives painful memories of his youth when he comes across the journal of Henry Hudson which depicts Hudson's tragic search for a passage to Cathay in 1611.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2007
ISBN: 9781552639344
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Wilso 3558ya 1
Characteristics: 248 p


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samdog123 Aug 02, 2009

John Wilson writes excellent historical fiction for tweens/teens. Robert Bylot, a retired navigator from Henry Hudson's fatal voyage, remembers his early years in London learning from necromancer, Dr. John Dee. When a sailor brings him Henry Hudson's journal, it brings back the adventures and tragedies of his youth.

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