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Dark matter : the private life of Sir Isaac Newton

Author: Philip Kerr; John Lee; Books on Tape, Inc.; Ingram Digital (Firm)
Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Fiction   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rich in period detail and memorable characters, Dark matter opens in 1696 in the Tower of London, where the headstrong young gentleman Christopher Ellis and his master, Sir Isaac Newton, renowned scientist and Warden of the Royal Mint, join forces. Newton has accepted an appointment from the King and Parliament to investigate and prosecute counterfeiters whose false coins threaten to bring down the war-weakened  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)232149535
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kerr; John Lee; Books on Tape, Inc.; Ingram Digital (Firm)
ISBN: 9781415952788 1415952787
OCLC Number: 319166903
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed Apr. 17, 2009).
Unabridged.
Duration: 10 hr., 31 min.
Cast: Read by John Lee.
Description: 1 sound file : digital.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Ingram Media Manager (file size: 135422771 bytes).
Responsibility: Philip Kerr.

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Rich in period detail and memorable characters, Dark matter opens in 1696 in the Tower of London, where the headstrong young gentleman Christopher Ellis and his master, Sir Isaac Newton, renowned scientist and Warden of the Royal Mint, join forces. Newton has accepted an appointment from the King and Parliament to investigate and prosecute counterfeiters whose false coins threaten to bring down the war-weakened British economy. But Ellis and Newton discover that the counterfeiting is only a small part of a much more sinister plot involving a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of power and the nobility, threatening not just the collapse of the economy but widespread anarchy and bloodshed. A string of mysterious murders, coded documents, and alchemical symbols leads them on a perilous journey.

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