Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics On Sale: November 6, 2012 Price: $16.95
The inimitable Nancy Mitford’s account of Voltaire’s fifteen-year relationship with the Marquise du Châtelet–the renowned mathematician who introduced Isaac Newton’s revolutionary new physics to France–is a spirited romp in the company of two extraordinary individuals as well as an erudite and gossipy guide to French high society during the Enlightenment. Mitford’s...
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