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Anathem

Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: London : Atlantic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since childhood, Raz has lived behind the walls of a 3400-year-old monastery, a sanctuary for scientists, philosophers, and mathematicians. There, he and his cohorts are sealed off from the illiterate, irrational, and unpredictable 'saecular' world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 9781843549154 1843549158
OCLC Number: 230990792
Description: 937 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.

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Reminiscent of a cross between Mervyn Peake, H. G. Wells and Umberto Eco, another inimitably and brilliantly original novel from the bestselling author of Snowcrash and Cryptonomicon.  Read more...

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