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Highly entertaining . . . [Voltaire's] life emerges as a gloriously adventurous interweaving of slapstick, cops-and-robbers chases, exploding privies and rags-to-riches stunts (SUNDAY TIMES)
Their story is chattily told... [and] full of relish for the escapades in it . . . Irresistible (FT MAGAZINE)
He has taken up one of the great stories of the period, a potent mix of romance, science and history . . . there is never a dull moment (DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Bodanis vindicates emilie impressively (LITERARY REVIEW)
David Bodanis won the Aventis Prize for Science Books 2006 with his previous book, ELECTRIC UNIVERSE
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Book Description Little, Brown, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 0316730874_abe_bn