Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle #1

Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle #1

Mass Market Paperback | January 31, 2006

byNeal Stephenson

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In which Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and courageous Puritan, pursues knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe -- in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, and where catastrophe, natural or otherwise, can alter the political landscape overnight.

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In which Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and courageous Puritan, pursues knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe -- in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, and where catastrophe, natural or otherwise, can alter the political landscape overnight.

Neal Stephenson is the author of Anathem; the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World); Cryptonomicon; The Diamond Age; Snow Crash, which was named one of Time magazine?s top one hundred all-time best English-language novels; and Zodiac. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inPublished:January 31, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060833165

ISBN - 13:9780060833169

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