Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson

"Quicksilver" by Neal Stephenson is the first book in "The Baroque Cycle" trilogy, set in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The story follows the life of Daniel Waterhouse, a member of the Royal Society, as he navigates through a world of scientific discoveries, political intrigue, and personal relationships. From the coffeehouses of London to the court of Louis XIV in Versailles, the novel weaves together historical events and fictional characters to create a sprawling epic that explores the birth of modern science and the clash between old and new worldviews.

The 9390th greatest book of all time


Published
2003
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
900-1000
Words
390,000
Original Language
English

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