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D'Alembert's principle : a novel in three panels

Author: Andrew Crumey
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador USA edView all editions and formats
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Three novellas of ideas. One is on an 18th century French mathematician who is seeking a scientific rationale for a past romantic predicament, his infatuation with a society woman who spent years deceiving him. By a Scottish writer, author of Pfitz.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Allegories
Historical fiction
Named Person: Jean Le Rond d' Alembert; Julie de Lespinasse; Denis Diderot; Jean Le Rond d' Alembert; Denis Diderot; Julie de Lespinasse; Jean Le Rond d' Alembert
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Crumey
ISBN: 0312195680 9780312195687
OCLC Number: 39313427
Description: 203 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Crumey.
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Three novellas of ideas. One is on an 18th century French mathematician who is seeking a scientific rationale for a past romantic predicament, his infatuation with a society woman who spent years deceiving him. By a Scottish writer, author of Pfitz.

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