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The Plato papers : a prophesy

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st ed. in the U.S.AView all editions and formats
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A novel on the way time deforms reality and the futility of bucking the process. In the 37th century, as a result of an error somewhere over the centuries, academics teach The Origin of Species was not a book on evolution by Charles Darwin, but a novel by Charles Dickens. When the hero questions the accuracy of this bit of history, he lands in trouble.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 0385497687 9780385497688
OCLC Number: 41540143
Description: 173 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.
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A novel on the way time deforms reality and the futility of bucking the process. In the 37th century, as a result of an error somewhere over the centuries, academics teach The Origin of Species was not a book on evolution by Charles Darwin, but a novel by Charles Dickens. When the hero questions the accuracy of this bit of history, he lands in trouble.

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