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The Queen’s Conjuror: The Life and Magic of Dr. Dee

The Queen’s Conjuror: The Life and Magic of Dr. Dee
  • Author: Benjamin Woolley
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • ISBN: 9780007401062
  • Page: 352
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And it tells the story of one man’s epic but very personal struggle to come to terms with the fundamental dichotomy of the scientific age at the point it arose: the choice between ancient wisdom and modern science as the path to truth.

A spellbinding portrait of Queen Elizabeth’s conjuror – the great philosopher, scientist and magician, Dr John Dee (1527–1608) and a history of Renaissance science that could well be the next ‘Longitude’.


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