I've a sort of riddle for you, to do with guineas,was how Daniel ended the twenty-year silence between himself and Sir Isaac Newton.
The final instalment of
The Baroque Cycle.
Stephenson has hit his stride in terms of style and plot dexterity by this
point; this is a fine example of large-scale literary engineering, with a
There is probably little point in me recommending this book, since anyone who's
made it through the first 1800-odd pages of the trilogy is unlikely to give up
before the third volume.
Nonetheless, if you've just finished
The Confusion and are wondering
whether it's worth continuing: it is.