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The Blind Astronomer's Daughter

The Blind Astronomer's Daughter( )
Author: Pipkin, John
ISBN:978-1-63286-188-7
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $18.39
Book Description:

A transporting historical novel from the acclaimed author of Woodsburner.In late-eighteenth-century Ireland, Caroline Ainsworth learns that her life is not what it seems when her father, Arthur, an astronomer gone blind from staring at the sun, throws himself from his rooftop observatory. His vain search for an unknown planet and jealousy over astronomer William Herschel's discovery of Uranus had driven him to madness. Grief-stricken, Caroline leaves Ireland for London....
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