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The cabinet of curiosities

The cabinet of curiosities

Dowswell, Paul

When Lukas Declercq is orphaned, his uncle summons him to Prague, a refuge for Europe's greatest alchemists and natural philosophers, offering to take him on as an apprentice. The uncle is court physician to Rudolf II, the reclusive and unstable Emperor. He is also curator of Rudolf's bizarre Cabinet of Curiosites

Book. English. Children's stories. Historical fiction. Fiction 9+. Historical.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Paul Dowswell
ISBN: 1408800454, 9781408800454
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2010.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 267 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Emperors Czech Republic Bohemia Juvenile fiction.; Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1552-1612 Juvenile fiction.; Bohemia (Czech Republic) History 1526-1618 Juvenile fiction.