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The strange case of the alchemist"s daughter

Theodora Goss

The strange case of the alchemist"s daughter

by Theodora Goss

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alchemists,
  • Secret societies,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Mary Jekyll, alone and penniless following her parents" death, is curious about the secrets of her father"s mysterious past. One clue in particular hints that Edward Hyde, her father"s former friend and a murderer, may be nearby, and there is a reward for information leading to his capturea reward that would solve all of her immediate financial woes. But her hunt leads her to Hyde"s daughter, Diana, a feral child left to be raised by nuns. With the assistance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Mary continues her search for the elusive Hyde, and soon befriends more women, all of whom have been created through terrifying experimentation: Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherine Moreau, and Justine Frankenstein. When their investigations lead them to the discovery of a secret society of immoral and power-crazed scientists, the horrors of their past return. Now it is up to the monsters to finally triumph over the monstrous.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTheodora Goss
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.O8544 S77 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 pages
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26923973M
    ISBN 10148146650X
    ISBN 109781481466509
    LC Control Number2016031398
    OCLC/WorldCa956947646

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      In Theodora Goss’ The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, the politics are much more apparent—this is a feminist retelling of Victoriana, after all. But it’s also an examination of.   The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss. That’s a lot to unpack in a book. The book introduces the characters and sets up the story – each chapter is a combination of each woman’s personal history, how the five women came to meet, and their work with Mr. Holmes to solve the murders, as well as secrets of their.

      The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter CHAPTER I The Girl in the Mirror Mary Jekyll stared down at her mother’s coffin. “I am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord.” The rain had started again. Not a proper rain, but the dreary, interminable drizzle that meant spring in London/5().   So from my point of view, the most ambitious crossover event I’ve ever witnessed was when I read The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss. You tend to get a lot of crossovers and pastiches that come out of Victorian (and other, older periods) thanks to all of those books no longer being in copyright.


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Commercial tables . Exhibiting a view of the weights, measures, coins, and monies of France, compared and equalized with those of Great-Britain. ... To which is added, an ample extract from the commercial treaty concluded with France ... 1786, in the French and English languages. By a British merchant, formerly resident in France

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