Die Alchemisten

Die geheime Welt der Zentralbanker

Author: Neil Irwin

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704163

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 5329

Ihre Aufgabe ist sensibel, ihre Macht ist groß. Ein unbedachtes Wort kann weltweit Krisen auslösen und politische Erdbeben verursachen. Jedes Jahr im August treffen sich in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – fernab der Weltöffentlichkeit –, die vierzig wichtigsten Zentralbanker der Welt. Sie stehen in dauernden Interessenkonflikten zwischen nationalen Interessen und internationalem Druck. Neil Irwin erklärt spannend und anschaulich, was Zentralbanker tun und wie es zu massiven Fehlentscheidungen kommen kann. Er beschreibt, welche großen Auswirkungen kleine Unstimmigkeiten zwischen Jens Weidmann, Mario Draghi und Ben Bernanke haben können. Und er zeigt, wie die zukünftigen Herausforderungen, Allianzen und Strategien der Zentralbanker aussehen könnten.

The Alchemist's Touch

A Book of Underrealm

Author: Garrett Robinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781941076422

Category: Fiction

Page: 354

View: 3073

The first in a new series by bestselling author Garrett Robinson. At the age of six, Ebon Drayden discovered he was an alchemist--a wizard who can transform matter with a simple touch. But his father forbade him to use his magic, and kept him from attending the Academy where he could learn to use it. Just before his seventeenth birthday, Ebon's aunt intervenes on his behalf and enrolls him in the Academy. Now at last he has the chance to use the magic he has so desperately yearned to control--yet the learning comes hard, for he has wasted more than half his life squandering his gift. To make matters worse, the darkness of his family name plagues him. The other students are terrified. Teachers regard him with suspicion. And before long, his family begins to draw him into their schemes that span all the nine kingdoms of Underrealm. A dark plot is brewing upon the High King's Seat, and slowly Ebon finds himself being drawn into it. If he is to learn to become an alchemist--indeed, if he is to survive at all--he must cast off his family's black legacy, and become the wizard he was always meant to be. The Academy Journals is a new series set in the world of Underrealm, and a companion series to the Nightblade Epic, hailed as one of the best new sword and sorcery series in years. Your journey begins here. JOIN TENS OF THOUSANDS OF READERS ON AN EPIC ADVENTURE.

Das Fulcanelli-Komplott

Author: Scott Mariani

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644429618

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 2613

Die Formel für ewiges Leben. Doch vielleicht birgt sie den Tod Entführte Kinder zu befreien ist das Spezialgebiet des ehemaligen SAS-Majors Ben Hope. Daher zögert er, als man ihn beauftragt, ein altes Manuskript ausfindig zu machen. Es soll aus der Feder des brillanten Alchemisten Fulcanelli stammen. Inhalt: Die Formel für ein Unsterblichkeitselixier. Doch daran sind offenbar auch andere interessiert. Eine gefährliche Jagd beginnt. Die Spur führt von Paris zu den Katharerfestungen im Languedoc ...

Der Alchimist

Author: Paulo Coelho

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257602529

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 5892

Santiago, ein andalusischer Hirte, hat einen wiederkehrenden Traum: Am Fuß der Pyramiden liege ein Schatz für ihn bereit. Soll er das Vertraute für möglichen Reichtum aufgeben? Santiago ist mutig genug, seinem Traum zu folgen. Er begibt sich auf eine Reise, die ihn über die Souks in Tanger bis nach Ägypten führt, er findet in der Stille der Wüste auch zu sich selbst und erkennt, dass das Leben Schätze bereithält, die nicht mit Gold aufzuwiegen sind.

Zero - Kadett der Sterne

Roman

Author: Sara King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 364114289X

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

View: 7853

Alien-Bootcamp Seit feindliche Aliens die Erde unterworfen haben, liegt der Planet in Trümmern, und die Eroberer zwingen den erstgeborenen Sohn einer jeden Familie, in ihrer Armee zu dienen. Einer von ihnen ist der vierzehnjährige Joe Dobbs, der irgendwo am anderen Ende der Galaxis die knallharte Grundausbildung absolviert, als er eines Tages eine eigenartige Prophezeiung erhält: Er ist der lange erwartete Held, der die Menschen von der Herrschaft der Aliens befreien wird – doch zuvor muss er erst einmal das Bootcamp überleben ...

The Alchemist's Gift

A gripping conspiracy thriller

Author: Martin Rua

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 1784978957

Category: Fiction

Page: 234

View: 9243

A gripping conspiracy thriller series for fans of Scott Mariani and Dan Brown. On a trip to Prague to visit an exhibition of precious objects of alchemy, Lorenzo Aragona finds himself caught in the dark murder of an old antiquarian, also fond of mysteries. He is suddenly catapulted into a hidden and disturbing world, run by a mysterious brotherhood that will force him to return to Naples. Helped by the Masons in the deciphering of a series of puzzles, but under the blackmail of shady figures who are threatening to kill him and those he holds dearest, Lorenzo finds himself in front of a real alchemic puzzle, which brings him back to studying the experiments of the famous Prince of Sansevero, who lived in Naples in 1700. The recovered traces, however, lead him away from his city, to France, looking for a stunning cathedral, containing nine mysterious mirrors. But what is this cathedral and what powerful secret is it hiding? What readers are saying about THE ALCHEMIST'S GIFT: 'If you are at all interested in alchemy, freemasonry, conspiracy with a good dose of murder, then Martin Rua's books are a must read'

The Alchemist's Code

A gripping conspiracy thriller

Author: Martin Rua

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1784977470

Category: Fiction

Page: 339

View: 3712

The first in a gripping conspiracy thriller series for fans of Scott Mariani and Dan Brown. A dark figure. A secret code. A battle between good and evil... Years ago the Knights Templar developed a secret code. A code so secret that only one man could remember it. The code lies in the hidden recesses of Lorenzo Aragona's memory. The alchemist has always known it, but, until he crosses paths with a beautiful but brutal Russian spy, he does not realise its significance. In a race against the clock from Naples to Kiev, Lorenzo uncovers an ancient history involving Nazis and Freemasons, secrets and spies. He must remember the code, unlock the Baphomet and take control of The Guardian of the Threshold. The lives of the Pope, his dying wife and all of mankind are at stake and only Lorenzo has the power to save them... What readers are saying about THE ALCHEMIST'S CODE: 'A great idea: has anybody ever imagined waking up and figuring out that their life is nothing but a fictional play? Rua describes this feeling the way all of us would imagine it. I read it in one night. Overwhelming! 5 stars because I cannot give more' 'The author masters the suspense and the reader encounters thrilling mysteries step by step, like the pieces of a puzzle' 'I did not know this author before I read The Alchemist's Code and I have to admit that he is a pleasant discovery. The story captures you from the first page and the reader can enjoy the story although it is all about mysteries, esotericism, codes, and... that's it, I'm not going to reveal anything else, just read it!'

The Alchemist's Door

Author: Lisa Goldstein

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781429974349

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 8653

Scientist, mathematician, and court astrologer to Queen Elizabeth I, John Dee is also one of the sixteenth-century's most renowned alchemists, driven by a passion to fathom the elemental secrets of the cosmos. But when his reckless assistant, Edward Kelley, succeeds in using a crystal sphere to summon angels, Dee is catapulted into an awesome struggle that may extinguish the light of reason forever. One of the spirits invoked is a cunning demon who takes possession of Dee's young daughter, Katherine, and shows Dee a frightening vision of his own future. Terrified by what has been foretold, Dee abruptly decides to close his house in London and flee to Europe with his long-suffering wife, Jane, and their two young children. Their desperate flight brings them at last to the city of Prague--a center of culture, knowledge, and learning, both sacred and profane, a gateway between the Eastern and Western worlds, and also, it is whispered, a door between our world and the world of the spirits. There, in the city's ancient streets, Dee encounters the mystic Rabbi Judah Loew, who enlists his aid in the creation of a Golem--a man fashioned from the clay--to defend the city's Jewish Quarter from persecution. And he asks Dee's help to avert a impending crisis that threatens to engulf the world. For ancient legends say that the fate of the world rests on shoulders of thirty-six righteous men. And if one of those righteous men dies before his time, the world will end and dark spirits will remake it in their own image. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Amy Alice and the Alchemists

Author: Paul Dowell

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1847530834

Category:

Page: 160

View: 7927

"Doppleganger! What's a Doppleganger?" Amy asked her granddad as she watched the liquid in the bottle change colour. "A Doppleganger was a magical creature which could change shape and become whatever it wished." he told her. Amy couldn't believe that granddad was secretly an Alchemist and could make magic potions, but maybe this new potion he had created could solve her problems. She would be able to deal with that bully Kristian once and for all! However, Amy's problems had only just begun. When granddad is kidnapped she must use her new shape changing powers, along with the help of an apprentice alchemist and some magic potions to rescue granddad and the other missing alchemists. Amy Alice and the Alchemists is a fast paced magical adventure featuring secret laboratories, fairy tale creatures and magic potions and is suitable for children aged 8-12 years old.

The Alchemist's Journey

Author: Glennie Kindred

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 9781401930707

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 2298

Feel Alive and Youthful Again • Reclaim Your Health • Accomplish Your Biggest Goals • Unleash That Super-parent (or Grandparent) Inside of You • Be More Productive • Feel Great about Yourself! These are health and fitness expert Yuri Elkaim’s promises to you as you incorporate the All-Day Energy Diet into your life. Follow it to the letter, or choose your favorite energy pick-me-ups—either way, you’ll look and feel great in just seven days’ time. Yuri knows, because he has experienced it in his own life and seen it happen with thousands of clients. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the unhealthiest, most lethargic person in the world or a super-healthy fitness buff. If you’re a human from planet Earth, this can work for you, too. At last, you can say good-bye to those sluggish mornings and dragging, dreary workdays. No longer will you be sidelined, lying on the couch at night in utter fatigue. Finally, you can get the knowledge and tools you need to make things better and enjoy the health and body you deserve. Inside, you will discover: • 7 energy commandments you’ll likely never find in a medical book • 3 everyday foods in your kitchen that are robbing you of your energy • The super-simple 30-second at-home eye exam that reveals your "stress score" • The #1 reason most people feel sick, are overweight, and walk around like zombies . . . and how to fix it • The 9-question test that unveils whether or not you’re even digesting your food • The most important food group to be eating for more energy and enviable health (hint: it’s probably not what you think) • The biggest mistake people make when juicing, why it makes you fat, and how to do it right • The energy reset that will bring you back to life in less than a week • 9 simple ways to ease stress . . . and more! You deserve to look and feel amazing. . . . Step inside The All-Day Energy Diet to get started!

Secret Fire. Die Entfesselten

Author: C. J. Daugherty,Carina Rozenfeld

Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger

ISBN: 3862749185

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 448

View: 5369

Wenn ein Fluch dein Schicksal ist, vertrau' auf die Liebe! Taylor und Sacha haben im St. Wilfred College Zuflucht gefunden. Hier sucht man fieberhaft nach einer Möglichkeit, die furchterregenden Todbringer zu vernichten. Nur noch wenige Tage bleiben bis zu Sachas 18. Geburtstag, dem Tag, an dem er sterben wird, falls die zwei es nicht schaffen, den uralten Fluch zu bezwingen. Ein Wettlauf gegen die Zeit, der von Sacha und Taylor verlangt, sich dem zu stellen, was sie am meisten fürchten, um nicht zu verlieren, was sie am meisten lieben. Spannung hoch zwei: Action trifft Romantik! Spektakuläres Finale des Mystery-Zweiteilers von der Autorin der Bestseller-Serie "Night School"!

The Alchemist's Daughter

A brilliantly plotted historical novel about alchemy, love and deceit

Author: Katharine McMahon

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0297858068

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 1879

From the author of Richard and Judy Book Club choice, THE ROSE OF SEBASTOPOL 'A first-rate historical romance: it's hard to think it will be bettered this year' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY When two strangers enters the manor of a brilliant alchemist and his talented young daughter, nothing will remain the same... Dark secrets haunt the manor house at Selden in Buckinghamshire, where Emilie Selden, motherless, fiercely intelligent and beautiful, has been raised in near isolation by her father. John Selden, student of Isaac Newton, is conducting a secret experiment. He aims to turn Emilie into a brilliant natural philosopher and alchemist and fills her with knowledge while recording every step she takes. In the spring of 1725, when Emilie is eighteen, father and daughter begin their most daring adventure - an attempt to breathe life into dead matter. But they are interrupted by the arrival of two strangers. During the course of a sultry August, Emilie is caught up in the passion of first love and, listening for the first time to her heart rather than her head, she makes her choice - with consequences that are far-reaching and tumultuous.

An Alchemist's Desire

Author: Marie-Claude Bourque

Publisher: Sea Storm Publishing

ISBN: 1733503528

Category: Fiction

Page: 156

View: 9054

A witch’s granddaughter with a mystical artifact. The recluse alchemist duty-bound to fight her. Darkness is coming. Feel the dark passion of AN ALCHEMIST’S DESIRE… Brought to you by gothic paranormal romance author and American Title Winner, Marie-Claude Bourque, the third installment in The Order of the Black Oak Series is here… THE WITCH’S GRANDDAUGHTER: With her father’s medical bills piling up, determined violinist Raven Giancola will do anything to win a spot with the city’s award-winning symphony orchestra, even convince a powerful sorcerer to enchant her legacy instrument so that she can beat her competition. THE ALCHEMIST: Recluse alchemist Thornwood Huntington vowed to shield all things magic from non-sorcerers ever since witnessing the horrible murder of his parents from a simple enchanted artifact. But when Raven shows up on the doorstep of his dilapidated mansion, he must choose between keeping his childhood oath or fall deep into his darkest craving. “Bourque develops a world of mages and sorceresses unlike any other.' — Night Owl Reviews

Stadt aus Wind und Knochen

Roman

Author: Fran Wilde

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426442426

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 7671

Mit »Stadt aus Wind und Knochen« hat die amerikanische Debüt-Autorin Fran Wilde einen epischen High-Fantasy-Roman vor einer atemberaubenden Kulisse geschaffen Mit der Magie ihrer Stimmen haben die Sänger vor langer Zeit Chaos und Krieg beendet. Seitdem herrschen sie unangefochten in der Stadt der beinernen Türme hoch über den Wolken. Sie sind Hüter des Gesetzes, Bewahrer der Traditionen und die Einzigen, die die Knochentürme weiterwachsen lassen können. Als die junge Kirit die Aufforderung erhält, sich den Sängern anzuschließen, ahnt sie nicht, dass im Inneren der geheimnisvollen Knochennadel ihr Weltbild ins Wanken geraten wird – und mit ihm alles, was der Stadt der beinernen Türme Frieden und Sicherheit garantiert. Die faszinierende Geschichte der jungen Sängerin Kirit in der »Stadt aus Wind und Knochen« wurde 2015 mit dem Andre Norton Award ausgezeichnet. Das faszinierende High Fantasy-Debut einer vielversprechenden neuen Autorin - Publisher's Weekly

Everlight – Das Buch der Liebe

Roman

Author: Avery Williams

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 9783426423202

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 5795

Seraphina lebt seit 600 Jahren, indem ihre Seele von Körper zu Körper wandert. Getrieben von dem Willen, endlich frei zu sein, flüchtete sie aus den Fängen ihres halb-wahnsinnigen Geliebten Cyrus und suchte eine neue Wirtin. Doch nun hat Cyrus sie in ihrem Versteck aufgetrieben. Seras einziger Vorteil: Er weiß nicht, wie ihr neues Gesicht aussieht. Die beiden beginnen ein tödliches Katz-und- Maus-Spiel, in dessen Mittelpunkt Seras neue Liebe, Noah, steht. Sera muss all ihr Wissen und Können aus 600 Jahren Existenz aufbringen, um Cyrus zu bezwingen.

Viewing Actitivies

Author: Fiona Rayns

Publisher: Ready-Ed Publications

ISBN: 1863975616

Category: English language

Page: 60

View: 9102

Provides teachers with a range of practical activities for investigating both written and visual material. Worksheets are designed for classroom use or homework activities with activities incorporating a range of texts such as instructions, advertisements, comic strips, puzzles, news articles, maps and photos. Ages 10+.

Leibniz and the Kabbalah

Author: A.P. Coudert

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 940172069X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 226

View: 2635

The general view of scholars is that the Kabbalah had no meaningful influence on Leibniz's thought. } But on the basis of new evidence I am convinced that the question must be reopened. The Kabbalah did influence Leibniz, and a recognition of this will lead to both a better understanding of the supposed "quirkiness,,2 of Leibniz's philosophy and an appreciation ofthe Kabbalah as an integral but hitherto ignored factor in the emergence of the modem secular and scientifically oriented world. During the past twenty years there has been increasing willingness to recognize the important ways in which mystical and occult thinking contributed to the development of science and the emergence 3 of toleration. However, the Kabbalah, particularly the Lurianic Kabbalah with its monistic vitalism and optimistic philosophy of perfectionism and universal salvation, has not yet been integrated into the new historiography, although it richly deserves to be. On the basis of manuscripts in libraries at Hanover and Wolfenbiittel, it is clear that Leibniz's relationship with Francis Mercury van Helmont (1614- 1698) and Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (1636-1689), the two leading Christian Kabbalists of the period, was much closer than previously imagined and that his direct knowledge of their writings, especially the collection of 4 kabbalistic texts they published in the Kabbala Denudata, was far more detailed than most scholars have realized. During 1688 Leibniz spent more than a month at Sulzbach with von Rosenroth.