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The system of the world

Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the wake of a power struggle between the throne-seeking Tories and Whigs in early eighteenth-century England, Daniel Waterhouse teams up with Isaac Newton to hunt down a shadowy group that uses time bombs to kill Natural Philosophers.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Historical fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Isaac Newton
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 0060523875 9780060523879
OCLC Number: 55036877
Description: xv, 892 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Bk. 6. Solomon's gold --
Bk. 7. Currency --
Bk. 8. The system of the world.
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.

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In the wake of a power struggle between the throne-seeking Tories and Whigs in early eighteenth-century England, Daniel Waterhouse teams up with Isaac Newton to hunt down a shadowy group that uses time bombs to kill Natural Philosophers.

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