[Pdf New] (The Astrologer) by Scott G.F. Bailey

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  • The Astrologer
  • Scott G.F. Bailey
  • English
  • 21 December 2019
  • 9781936850365

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Free read é The Astrologer Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Sword where civilization is held in place by violence and blind loyalty The birth of science is still overshadowed by medieval religion but men are learning to think for themselves In 1601 a man who thinks for himself is a dangerous man Soren Andersmann the astrologer is becoming a dangerous ma Light hearted action comedies and non fiction are usually my cup of tea but this swash buckling historical thriller kept me utterly engaged And unlike lots of page turners it didn t leave me feeling like I d just binged on junk food The language is beautiful the world evocative the characters complex the story multi leveled and here and there you are left asking yourself deep philosophical uestions All this and it s riveting too This book will not disappointBailey s book takes place at the beginning of the Renaissance when scientific thought is just beginning to but up against Church and State This book brings home just how tumultuous thought provoking and exciting those times must have been It also deals with how people scientists the clergy and politicians alike react when the facts before them that don t fit their world view

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Free read é The Astrologer Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free “As long as Denmark looks backward there will be bloodshed”It is December of 1601 Soren Andersmann the Danish royal astrologer has smuggled a trunk full of poisons daggers and a venomous snake into the royal castle at Elsinore Though Soren knows nothing of the assassin’s trade he has swor I received a copy of this book through a Firstreads giveaway The review below reflects solely my opinion and was not influenced in any way by the author or the publisher I really enjoyed this book a lot Of its main characters I only knew a little about Tycho Brahe who is dead before the book even starts Yet his death is the impetus for Soren the main character to assassinate King Christian of Denmark The author weaves an engaging story about a subject matter I think few modern Americans know anything about There are twists and turns and I actually said to myself in the middle of this book Am I rooting for a murderer Yet the main character Soren is sympathetic You realize his world view and his near worship of Tycho Brahe undergoes severe challenges and yet Soren muddles his way through it all It was unfortunately too short but it was masterfully written I felt the last two chapters were rushed with Soren narrating some rather significant events But still I look forward to seeing

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Free read é The Astrologer Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free N to be the instrument of justice King Christian IV has murdered Soren’s mentor and spiritual father Tycho Brahe the most famous astronomer the world has seen Soren will have his revengeThe Astrologer takes us into the world of Europe on the edge of the Renaissance It is a world ruled by the This book defies glib descriptions there s just so darned much packed intoits pages I usually say that I read for plot and The Astrologer has thatin spades political intrigue and betrayal on many levels rebelliouschildren hysterically funny assassination attempts gone wrong But I thinkit s really the characters and their relationships to one another thatshine most brightly or at least that stick with me best and mostheartbreakingly after reading the bookSoren was Christian s tutor and also pretty much his friend inthe past but at the time the book opens Christian has become aware of theirseriously different places in society Christian is the crown prince whileSoren is the son of a builder Watching that dynamic unfold on the page isalmost as moving as the disintegration of the mind of the young loveinterest Vibeke She is such a charming character that I just wanted tosave her but of course I couldn t I guess that s it the charactersare so real and so movingly portrayed that I found