The System of the World : Baroque Cycle

  • von Neal Stephenson
  • Sprecher: Simon Prebble, Kevin Pariseau, Neal Stephenson (introduction)
  • Serie: Baroque Cycle
  • 11 Std. 42 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

In this concluding volume of Neal Stephenson's epic work, "Half-Cocked Jack" Shaftoe must escape the noose of Jack Ketch; the rivalry between Newton and Leibniz comes to a head; and Daniel Waterhouse pursues his dream to build the Logic Mill.
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.
Audible's complete and unabridged presentation of The Baroque Cycle was produced in cooperation with Neal Stephenson. Each volume includes an exclusive introduction read by the author.

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Kritikerstimmen

"Learned, violent, sarcastic and profound: a glorious finish to one of the most ambitious epics of recent years." (Kirkus Reviews)
The sort of work that quickly becomes an obsession." (Toronto Star)

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 10.08.2010
  • Verlag: Audible Studios