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The Magician - Saturday, 2nd June: Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

Michael Scott (Irish author)
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Saturday, 2nd June: Chapters 1-5 Summary

The novel begins with a brief excerpt from Nicholas Flamel's journal informing the reader that Flamel and the twins whom he believes are the twins spoken of in the Book of Abraham are in Paris after escaping Dr. John Dee in Ojai, California. Dee has the Book of Abraham now except two pages Josh managed to tear free and this fact leaves Flamel and his wife, Perenelle, only weeks to live. This brief note explains the important elements of the events that take place in the first book of the series.

In Chapter 1, Niccolo Machiavelli is at an auction at which he hopes to buy Japanese Kabuki masks he has wanted to add to his collection for centuries. However, as the bidding begins, Machiavelli is called away by his cell phone. The caller is Dr. John Dee. Dee wants...

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