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Archangel : fiction

Autore: Andrea Barrett
Editore: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : First editionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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During the summer of 1908, twelve-year-old Constantine Boyd is witness to an explosion of home-spun investigation--from experiments with cave-dwelling fish without eyes to scientifically bred crops to motorized bicycles and the flight of an early aeroplane. In 1920, a popular science writer and young widow tries, immediately after the bloodbath of the First World War, to explain the new theory of relativity to an  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Short stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Andrea Barrett
ISBN: 9780393240009 0393240002
Numero OCLC: 844372890
Descrizione: 238 pages ; 22 cm
Contenuti: The investigators (1908) --
The ether of space (1920) --
The island (1873) --
The particles (1939) --
Archangel (1919).
Responsabilità: by Andrea Barrett.

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"[Andrea Barrett's] work stands out for its sheer intelligence The overall effect is quietly dazzling." New York Times Book Review"  Per saperne di più…

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An evocative, sepia-toned beauty . Lovely, lambent prose, balanced and graceful. --Michael Lindgren"

 
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