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Doctor Illuminatus

(2003)
(The first book in the Alchemist's Son series)
A novel by

 
DESCRIPTION: Dr. Illuminatus is a fast-paced story of alchemy and adventure, and sorcery and suspense, in which past and present comfortably coexist. When Tim and Pipís family moves to an old English country estate, they accidentally awaken an alchemistís son, Sebastian, from a centuries-old slumber. But Sebastianís fatherís enemy, Pierre de LoudÈac, has also awakened--and is relentlessly pursuing the dream of alchemists to create an homunculus, an artificial human made from dead material. Aided by Sebastianís wise guidance and insight into six hundred yearsí history, the two spirited siblings bravely take action to stop the manís ominous quest. But even as they daringly defeat de LoudÈac in this battle, Evil lives on. . . .

ìAll the magic in Dr. Illuminatus is real,î the author has noted, ìthe chants, the herbs, the potions, and the equipment.î The irresistible combination of history, humor, and horror will keep young readers on the edge of their seats--and anxious for the next installment.

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"Frightfully real with quick-paced action." - Eoin Colfer


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Hardback Editions

April 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus (The Alchemist's Son)
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 1-4352-3654-8 / 978-1-4352-3654-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus: The Alchemist's Son, Part I
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-316-15575-6 / 978-0-316-15575-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus ( The Alchemist's Son)
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-316-05837-8 / 978-0-316-05837-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

April 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus: The Alchemist's Son Part I
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-316-01285-8 / 978-0-316-01285-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-14-138056-X / 978-0-14-138056-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus (The Alchemist's Son Trilogy)
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-14-131037-5 / 978-0-14-131037-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

December 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus
Author(s): Martin Booth
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


December 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus
Author(s): Martin Booth
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2005 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Doctor Illuminatus: The Alchemist's Son, Part I
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 1-4193-2935-9 / 978-1-4193-2935-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus : The Alchemist's Son Part I
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 1-4193-5569-4 / 978-1-4193-5569-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


May 2004 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Doctor Illuminatus
Author(s): Martin Booth, Edward Hardwicke
ISBN: 0-7540-9957-1 / 978-0-7540-9957-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus (The Alchemist's Son Trilogy)
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-14-180499-8 / 978-0-14-180499-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Children's Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Doctor Illuminatus: The Alchemist's Son Part I
Author(s): Martin Booth
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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