This was a book club read, and I think we selected it after we’d been to the cinema together and seen the trailer for the movie of the book. Since we didn’t get round to seeing the movie, we read
George and I are back home in Castle Marsh after our five day trip to southern Gaul. It was a fascinating and, at times, scary trip. George flew us round the castle as we got lower in the sky, preparing
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries what we would call scientists were called natural philosophers. Their focus was thinking and theorising and observing the natural world. Most used what we would now call scientific method: observe, analyse, theorise, test, review.
Knowledge. Fred and George seem remarkably knowledgeable for princelings that have not discovered newspapers and have very little experience of the world outside Castle Marsh. The secret is in their education, which ensures that all young persons within the castle