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The Book of the Alchemist

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A perfect holiday read with plenty of adventure, Spanish history and romance from the highly praised author of THE PALACE OF HEAVENLY PLEASURE

About the Author

Adam Williams, whose family has lived in China since the late nineteenth century, was born and raised in Hong Kong. For the last eighteen years he has been representative in Beijing of a Far East trading conglomerate. In 1999 he received an OBE for services to Sino-British trade. Adam lives in China and Italy and has three children. To find out more, visit Adam's website or follow him on Twitter at


A rattling good read. Full of love and loss and guts and gore and derring-do, this is as good as an adventure story gets . . . Williams is a master * The Times on THE PALACE OF HEAVENLY PLEASURE * 'This book is poetic and romantic in parts, harrowing and tragic in others' **** * Heat on THE EMPEROR'S BONES * An epic historical and romantic story as well as an impressive first novel. * Sunday Mirror on THE PALACE OF HEAVENLY PLEASURE * Epic adventure * Woman & Home * Rewarding novel of love and friendship connecting worlds a thousand years apart * Sun * A thousand years go by in a flash as Williams spins a yarn uniting childhood camaraderie in the 11th century with the violence of the 20th-century civil war. Prepare to be captivated * Stylist * A terrific yarn and a moving portrait of the power of love and friendship * Good Book Guide * Williams handles his material deftly, draws pertinent parallels and builds the tensions in his interlinked tales well * Metro * The perfect book for curling up with at the weekend * SHE *

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