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Doctor Copernicus

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Sixteenth century Europe is teeming with change and controversy: wars are being waged by princes and bishops and the repercussions of Luther are being felt through a convulsing Germany. In a remote corner of Poland a modest canon is practicing medicine and studying the heavens, preparing a theory that will shatter the medieval view of the universe. In this astonishing work of historical imagination, John Banville offers a vivid portrait of a man of painful reticence, haunted by a malevolent brother and baffled by the conspiracies that rage around him and his ideas. For in a world that is equal parts splendor and barbarism, an obscure cleric who seeks "e;the secret music of the universe"e; poses a most devastating threat.


Titel: Doctor Copernicus
Autoren/Herausgeber: John Banville
Aus der Reihe: Vintage International

ISBN/EAN: 9780307817136

Seitenzahl: 256
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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