The Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald

The Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald

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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It is 1912, and at Cambridge University the modern age is knocking at the gate.

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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It is 1912, and at Cambridge University the modern age is knocking at the gate. Fred Fairly, a Junior Fellow at the college of St Angelicus, where for centuries no female, not even a pussy cat, has been allowed to set foot, lectures in physics. Science, he is certain, will explain everything. Until into Fred's orderly life come Daisy. Fred is smitten. Why have I met her? he wonders. How can I tell if she's quite what she seems? Fred is a scientist. To him the truth should be everything. But even scientists make mistakes.

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SKU GOR001251784
Title The Gate of Angels
Author By (author) Penelope Fitzgerald
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 000654360X
ISBN 13 9780006543602
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It is 1912, and at Cambridge University the modern age is knocking at the gate. Fred Fairly, a Junior Fellow at the college of St Angelicus, where for centuries no female, not even a pussy cat, has been allowed to set foot, lectures in physics. Science, he is certain, will explain everything. Until into Fred's orderly life come Daisy. Fred is smitten. Why have I met her? he wonders. How can I tell if she's quite what she seems? Fred is a scientist. To him the truth should be everything. But even scientists make mistakes.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001251784
Title The Gate of Angels
Author By (author) Penelope Fitzgerald
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 000654360X
ISBN 13 9780006543602
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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