By Paul Dowswell
Whilst Lukas Declercq is orphaned, his uncle summons him to Prague, a safe haven for Europe’s maximum alchemists and ordinary philosophers. Uncle Anselmus is court docket general practitioner to Rudolph II, the reclusive and volatile emperor. he's additionally curator of Rudolph’s strange cupboard of Curiosities, a sequence of significant rooms filled with wonders and clinical marvels. As Rudolph retreats additional into his myth global, the specter of uprising hangs within the air. Dorantes, a diplomat from Spain, comes along with his daughter, Celestina, on a undertaking from Philip II to cajole Rudolph to renounce his heretical methods. quickly Lukas discovers the bad fact in the back of Dorantes’s undertaking. yet sinister forces have plans for Lukas too, and sooner than he can thwart the plot opposed to the emperor, Lukas needs to gamble on Celestina’s loyalty with the intention to store his personal existence.
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