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Doctor Mirabilis

After Such Knowledge Book 2

By James Blish

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The strange, compelling story of Roger Bacon: lonely prophet, suspected heretic, sorcerer.

This is the strange, compelling story of Roger Bacon. Ambitious, impatient, mutinous, Bacon was a man of his times with a vision reaching far beyond even our own day. Subject to the harsh, narrow confines of Church-dominated 'science', Bacon dared to venture into the deep waters of theory, risking deadly accusations of heresy and black magic. Set against a vividly realised backdrop of thirteenth-century England, Paris and Rome, this is an engrossing account of this lonely prophet and suspected sorcerer.

Biographical Notes

James Blish (1921-1975)
James Blish studied microbiology at Rutgers and then served as a medical laboratory technician in the US army during the Second World War. Among his best known books are Cities in Flight, A Case of Conscience, for which he won the Hugo in 1959 for Best Novel, Doctor Mirabilis, Black Easter and The Day After Judgement.
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  • ISBN: 9780575104006
  • Publication date: 31 May 2013
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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