The Sky's Dark Labyrinth by STUART CLARKThe Sky's Dark Labyrinth by STUART CLARK

The Sky's Dark Labyrinth

bySTUART CLARK

Paperback | October 7, 2011

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At the dawn of the seventeenth century everyone believed that the sun revolved around the earth. Yet some men knew that theheavens did not move as they should. And some men began to suspect that this heresy was in fact the truth. As Europeconvulsed in conflict between Catholic and Protestant, these men prepared to die for that truth. This is the story of Keplerand Galileo, two men whose struggle with themselves, with the evidence and with the forces of reaction changed not simplythemselves but our world.

THE SKY'S DARK LABYRINTH is the first of a trilogy of novels inspired by the dramatic struggles, personal and professional, and key historical events in man's quest to understand the Universe.
Stuart Clark is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a former Vice Chair of the Association of British Science Writers. In 2000, The Independent placed him alongside Stephen Hawking as one of the ëstarsí of British astrophysics teaching. He divides most of his time between writing books and writing for the European Space Agen...
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Title:The Sky's Dark LabyrinthFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.04 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 1.04 inPublished:October 7, 2011Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770871268

ISBN - 13:9781770871267

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"the detail and colour in Stuart Clark's novel bring Galileo's life into focus"