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The system of the world

Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2005.
Series: The Baroque Cycle, III; The Baroque cycle, v. 3
Edition/Format:   eBook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The System of the World, the third and concluding volume of Neal Stephenson's shelf-bending Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver and The Confusion), brings the epic historical saga to its thrilling - and truly awe-inspiring - conclusion. Set in the early 18th century and featuring a diverse cast of characters that includes alchemists, philosophers, mathematicians, spies, thieves, pirates, and royalty, The System of the World  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 0099463369 9780434011773 9780099463368 0434011770
OCLC Number: 1158688674
Notes: Originally published: London: William Heinemann, 2004.
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Description: xv, 892 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Book six. Solomon's God --
Book seven. Currency --
Book eight. The system of the world.
Series Title: The Baroque Cycle, III; The Baroque cycle, v. 3
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.

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