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The sky's dark labyrinth

Author: Stuart Clark
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland : Polygon, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the dawn of the seventeenth century, the Sun revolved around the Earth according to God's plan and as set down in the Bible. Yet some men knew that the Heavens did not move as they should and began to believe exactly the opposite--a heresy punishable by being burned alive.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction, European
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Johannes Kepler; Galileo Galilei; Johannes Kepler
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Clark
ISBN: 1846971748 9781846971747
OCLC Number: 670282522
Description: 284 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Stuart Clark.

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A vivid, thrilling portrayal of the lives and work of Kepler and Galileo and their struggles with the social and political forces around them.  Read more...
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'An intelligent book that neither romanticises the past, nor distorts it to suit modern Sensibilities' HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY

 
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