books.google.com - This is one of the famous "Chambers' Papers" which was widely responsible for educating the masses. Gives an illuminating overview of alchemy, alchemists, and the alchemical process....https://books.google.com/books/about/Alchemy_and_the_Alchemists.html?id=BrcDFwbImIAC&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareAlchemy and the Alchemists
Clare Chambers was born in 1966, attended a school in Croydon, read English at Oxford and wrote her first novel while she was living in New Zealand. She is the author of Back Trouble, A Dry Spell and Learning to Swim, which won the 1998 Parker Romantic Novel of the Year award. She now lives in Kent with her husband and young family.