Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle

Volume one of the baroque cycle.

av Neal Stephenson  (häftad, 2004)

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Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle + The Confusion
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  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 944
  • Utg.datum: 2004-10-01
  • Upplaga: New ed
  • Förlag: Arrow Books Ltd
  • Originalspråk: English
  • Volymtitel: The Baroque Cycle
  • Dimensioner: 200 x 130 x 65 mm
  • Vikt: 680 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • SAB: He
  • ISBN: 9780099410683

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"[A] massive tour-de-force- Dense, witty, erudite, packed with fascinating characters, and gripping despite a distended length, Quicksilver is both a worthy prequel to Cryptonomicon, and an indication that Stephenson's Baroque Cycle is shaping up to be a far more impressive literary endeavour than most so-called "serious" fiction - No scholarly, and intellectually provocative, historical novel has been this much fun since The Name of the Rose." -- Charles Shaar Murray Independent "Staggering diversity and detail ... An astonishing achievement." Sunday Telegraph "A great, heaving countryside of a book...consistently funny...fluent and elusive, while retaining just the right hint of poison" Telegraph "Stephenson mixes a library's worth of ideas with compulsive derring-do ... its scope and inventiveness become addictive." Time Out "A breathless ride...the writing gives an immersive sense of time and place" Face

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Neal Stephenson is the bestselling author of Reamde, 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.