Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer

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Basic Books, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 402 pages
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Unknown to all but a few, Newton was a practicing alchemist who dabbled with the occult, a tortured, obsessive character who searched for an understanding of the universe by whatever means possible. Sympathetic yet balanced, Michael White’s Isaac Newton offers a revelatory picture of Newton as a genius who stood at the point in history where magic ended and science began.

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Review: Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer

User Review  - Rita Ackerman - Goodreads

This book was amazing. It was readable even though I know very little about the subject and his experiments. I skipped a few paragraphs where the writing was too technical but I learned so much about ... Read full review

Review: Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer

User Review  - Rita - Goodreads

This book was amazing. It was readable even though I know very little about the subject and his experiments. I skipped a few paragraphs where the writing was too technical but I learned so much about ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

Michael White was a science lecturer and director of studies at d'Overbroeck's College, Oxford for ten years before becoming a full-time writer and journalist. He is the co-author (with John Gribben) of the best seller, Stephen Hawking: A Life In Science which has been translated into 25 languages and has sold in excess of 250,000 copies worldwide. He is a regular contributor to The Sunday Times, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, GQ, Focus and New Scientist, writing on subjects ranging from pure science to music. He lives in London.

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