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Solomon's Gold - Book 6 of The Baroque Cycle written by Neal Stephenson performed by Simon Prebble and Kevin Pariseau on CD (Unabridged)

Solomon's Gold - Book 6 of The Baroque Cycle written by Neal Stephenson performed by Simon Prebble and Kevin Pariseau on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

In the year 1714, the world is a most confused and unsteady place - especially London, center of finance, innovation, and conspiracy - when Daniel Waterhouse makes his less-than-triumphant return to England's shores. Aging Puritan and Natural Philosopher, confidant of the high and mighty, and...

Currency - Book Seven of the Baroque Cycle written by Neal Stephenson performed by Simon Prebble and Kevin Pariseau on CD (Unabridged)

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Currency - Book Seven of the Baroque Cycle written by Neal Stephenson performed by Simon Prebble and Kevin Pariseau on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781455857111
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Fantasy
Duration:  860 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Neal Stephenson
Narrator 1:  Simon Prebble
Narrator 2:  Kevin Pariseau

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Daniel Waterhouse finds himself embroiled in a dark conflict that has been raging in the shadows for decades. It is a secret war between the brilliant, enigmatic Master of the Mint (and closet alchemist) Isaac Newton and his archnemesis, the insidious counterfeiter Jack the Coiner, a.k.a. Jack Shaftoe, King...

of the Vagabonds. Hostilities are suddenly moving to a new and more volatile level, as Jack plots a daring assault on the Tower of London itself, aiming for nothing less than the total corruption of Britain's newborn monetary system. The Baroque Cycle, Neal Stephenson's award-winning series, spans the late 17th and early 18th centuries, combining history, adventure, science, invention, piracy, and alchemy into one sweeping tale.

It is a gloriously rich, entertaining, and endlessly inventive historical epic populated by the likes of Isaac Newton, William of Orange, Benjamin Franklin, and King Louis XIV, along with some of the most inventive literary characters in modern fiction.

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