Mark Giglio is a writer, artist and award winning furniture maker living in San Diego County, California. His education in creative writing and lifelong interest in history bring him to writing the "Alchemist Gift" book series today. From a long line of artists and craftsmen, he has the vocation of Furniture Maker and is the creator of the Alchemist Series of Art Furniture. On a suggestion he merged his love of writing, history and art into the "Alchemist Gift" book series, the first of which "Alchemist Gift" is scheduled for release in August 2014 at Smashwords, B&N, Apple, Kobo, and Amazon. The collection of writings includes a screen play for Alchemist Gift and a new novel "Curious Journey" in the works as the second book in the series available unedited at Wattpad.com.
"a style reminiscent of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s magical realism" -Red City Review.
Alchemist Gift is a historical novel set in the present day and Renaissance Italy and Bavaria. Time Travel to the Age of Alchemy. Experience lost love, self-realization and redemption, told through five love stories. Will Roland, the protagonist, compelled by miraculous occurrences and a light peppering of good old unexplainable magic, mature to the spiritual awakening of the Alchemist Gift?