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By: Foden, Giles

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003966

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This is a gripping blend of fact and fiction in a novel about how we as humans deal with uncertainty - D-Day landings, when the fate of 2.5 million men, three thousand landing craft and the entire future of Europe depend on the right weather conditions on the English Channel on a single day. A team of Allied scientists is charged with agreeing on a forecast five days in advance. A scientist has devised a system to do this, but is a reclusive pacifist refusing to divulge ... View more info


By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $21.16

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: N-19020

Condition: Very Good

2 volumes. The novel is set in the year 1651 during the English Civil War and revolves around Charles II's escape from the country after the battle of Worcester. In between there are other uprisings, and Sir Henry Lee, Ranger of the royal lodge and park of Woodstock, was set against his daughter marrying his nephew, Colonel Markham Everard. The Westminster Review was particularly hostile, accusing Scott of falsifying history to propagate his political tenets. However, th... View more info