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Rts of Europe are ite in the middle of everything Neal Stephenson writes so clearly about these sophisticated political situations and also the ideas of Natural Philosophy at the time that I have no problem Oracle Web Application Programming For Pl/Sql Developers understanding and following along One thing I would like to mention that this first Volume has taught me and that is that humanity in the late 17th century could be just as polite nice charming vicious and vile as it is todayThere is so muchality to match the Present Pasts uantity of this massive Volume so if the sheer size of the books of The Baroue Cycle scare you I can assure you it is than worth your time Well the history is good but it s not much of a novel or narrative really is it There are short passages where the author becomes a bit excited though in general itsantity over ality I will read the remainng 5 books over the hopefully 40 remaining years of my life I think I m done with The Baroue Cycle for this decade anyway After reading and thoroughly enjoying Cryptonomicon I instantly dove into this book hoping for nay expecting the same delightful experience I m sure that to some French andor British and other learned persons steeped in the esoteric
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This Book Is A book is way to In an England plagued by the impending war and royal insecurities as the beautiful and. Finished this 3rd book in the series I enjoyed the book that features things like espionage and science cryptography and political intrigue The estion I have did people really care on this much sexually or is the sex gratuitous But sex was free and outrageous than classical so perhaps the author was trying to depict this difference historically So while I could have done with a bit less sexual detail it does fit the time period Interesting book The book is rich in science details features the Royal Society member in the English scientific community Such characters as Isaac Newton and Liebniz Its an interesting way to brush p on history This is the final book in "Volume 1 Of The Baroue Cycle And "1 of The Baroue Cycle and am very pleased to say that Stephenson wraps things p very nicely while still leaving me wondering what happens further on This book contains both the evolving stories of Daniel Waterhouse and Eliza during the tumultuous 1680 s Charles II has died and there is a new king of England however of course things are not that simple A new word is born Revolution or at least given new meaning Not only a revolving around but now a Revolution as we commonly know the word today as an prising And and Eliza although both in completely
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made clock drifts and must be re set from time to time Nealclock drifts and must be re set from time to time Neal Odalisue An odalisue was a chambermaid or a female attendant in a Turkish haram seraglio particularly the ladies in haram of the Ottoman sultan So the book title references Eliza who in book 2 King of the Vagabonds is rescued by Half Cock Jack King of the Vagabonds Eliza in this book enters the world of European economics and spycraft She rises from broker of the French nobility eventually earning the title of Countess of Zeur She also aids William of Orange as he prepares to invade England gaining the added title of Duchess of ghlm The book also brings s back to Daniel WaterhouseI personally missed Jack Shaftoe but that was partially assisted because we were introduced to his brother Bob ShaftoeI ve enjoyed Volume one I m a big fan of the Age of Enlightenment and was thrilled to experience of fictionalized Pepys Newton Leibniz William of Orange etc. Ambitious Eliza plays a most dangerous game as double agent and confidante of enemy king.