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... The true and fundamental purpose of the Alchemist is to reach enlightenment; Spiritual enlightenment, and to become one with the universe (it's as simple as it sounds! Hehehe!). Turning metals into gold is but one of the excruciatingly patience-trying processes that Alchemists are supposed ... Read review

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"Most people believe that the ultimate goal of the Alchemist is to turn lead (or other metals) into gold. Were it not for their intrinsic wisdom (often labelled as madness), Alchemists would be banging their heads against the wall, out of frustration at the lack of understanding of their art's (call it science…) supreme objective. The true and fundamental purpose of the Alchemist is to reach enlightenment; Spiritual enlightenment, and to become ..." Read review
22.01.2006

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For as long as the castle had stood, alchemists have struggled to make gold from the simple elements of earth, and had always failed. Then comes the greedy, ambitious Spinifex. who promises the king riches beyond his wildest dreams. For ages 4-7.

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Type Fiction
Genre Children's
Title The last Alchemist
Author Colin Thompson
ISBN 0091769426; 0099408996; 0375801561

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