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The Plato papers : a prophesy

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2001, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor Books edView 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 0385497695 9780385497695
OCLC Number: 46644919
Description: 173 p. ; 21 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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