One of the most important characters – albeit one of the most static – in The Book Without Words is Master Thorston, the alchemist. Many questions come to mind.

  • What were alchemists?
  • Who were alchemists?
  • What did they do?
  • Did modern day chemistry really come from their efforts?

Here’s what you have to do for this disucssion:

  1. Using the links below, research alchemists that are well known.
  2. Post your findings here. Who did you find out about? What is your person known for?

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