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Sebastian Kneipp, Water Doctor

A historical novel about the life of Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897) who invented the Cold Water Cure and brought Natural Health to the world. Love, mayhem, medicine - an unforgettable story!

 

In nineteenth century Bavaria a poor weaver’s son can only aspire to become another poor weaver. But then, Sebastian is hired by the Baron to bring plants to the Baron’s bedridden daughter Nora so that she can paint them. Soon they are consumed with a forbidden love, and Sebastian desperately wants Nora to get healthy - but consumption usually is fatal in his times. And all he knows is his mother’s herbalism – and the alluring witch Pauline who promises to cure Nora with a spell.