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Fludd

Hilary Mantel

Fludd

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Published by Penguin Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Viking, 1989.

StatementHilary Mantel.
The Physical Object
Pagination186p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18869748M
ISBN 100140263071
OCLC/WorldCa656087812


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''Fludd,'' first published in Britain inis Mantel's contribution to a long and worthy line -- the English novel of clerical life.

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In the most unlikely of places, a superstitious and dismal town that understands little of romance or sentimentality, miracles begin to bloom."--Cover. Fludd by Hilary Mantel From the double Man Booker prize-winning author of ‘Wolf Hall’, this is a dark fable of lost faith and awakening love amidst the moors.

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Bring Up the Bodies, Book Two of the Thomas Cromwell Trilogy, was also awarded the Man Booker Prize and the Costa Book Award. She is also the author of A Change of Climate, A Place of Greater Safety, Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, An Experiment in Love, The Giant, O'Brien, Fludd, Beyond Black, Every Day Is Mother's Day, and Vacant Possession.4/5().

This is the kind of problem which besets Fludd, who impersonates a Roman Catholic priest, and it soon becomes Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Fludd, Robert, -- -- Fiction. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Mantel. Find more information about: ISBN:   Between and the English physician and polymath Robert Fludd published his masterwork Utriusque Cosmi, a book split into two volumes and packed with over 60 intricate engravings.

Urszula Szulakowska explores the philosophical and theological ideas behind the extraordinary images found in the second part of the work. Kirkus Reviews called her most recent book, Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist: Flight of the Phoenix (Houghton Miffl in) “an exciting tale.” Look for the sequel Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist: The Basilisk’s Lair (ho u g h t o n Mi F F l i n) in Spring About the Illustrator: K e l l Y Mu r p h Y is a n a W a r d-W i n n i n g i l l u s t.

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Synopsis Robert Fludd () is well known among historians of science and philosophy for his intriguing work, The Metaphysical, Physical and Technical History of both Major and Minor Worlds, in which music plays an important role in his system of neoplatonic correspondences: the harmony of the universe (macrocosm) as well as the harmony of man Author: Peter Hauge.

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Father Angwin has lost his faith. Sister Philomena strains against convent life. The inhabitants of the town go about their lives in a haze. Then a. At the beginning of the third book, Hauge translates Fludd as writing The whole tone is the perfect interval between two pitches, containing two unequal semitone's; or the whole tone is a percussion of air unresolved all the way to the sense of hearing" (p.

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