I would recommend this to anyone who likes mysteries and suspense.
The author has a great command of language and description of people and places really puts you inside their head or where they are at.
If you are going on vacation this summer, and you want a totally engrossing read, this is your book.
In Gods of Aberdeen, author Micah Nathan paints an evocative picture of life in a small New England liberal arts college. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rebecca Mugridge
What an unusual topic - alchemy - to use as a major theme in a novel about a young college student finding his place in a small New England college. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Aramaia
Michah Nathan writes in a style that gives the reader a clear picture of the settings and characters. The writing style makes you believe that you are really there. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Susan Cornwall
Nathan has captured the feel of those college years, the unfulfilled ambition, anxiety and anticipation that go hand-in-hand with trying to make your way among academic peers. Read morePublished on January 10, 2007 by Burt Hoek
Bought this book because of the comparisons to my beloved TSH and the alleged connections to Rule of Four, and found it akin to neither. Read morePublished on May 4, 2006 by Corey Blum
Aloha! This review is coming from the island of Oahu. To put it simply this book was was of the most stimulating reads I have had in a long time. Read morePublished on August 22, 2005 by Christopher J. Kidawski
Whoaa! This book has gotten some fine reviews here. But I agree with Mr/Ms "Boonie." The picture of academia is an unbelievable caricature. You might as well make Dr. Read morePublished on August 7, 2005 by Tater
I digged this book -- some college hijinks, a search for an ancient manuscript, and a young genius narrator. Read morePublished on August 6, 2005 by AvidReader
Gods of Aberdeen starts out with an intruiging plot (search for the Philosopher's stone) and an interesting protagonist (orphan from both the country AND the big bad city). Read morePublished on July 28, 2005 by K. Rogers