Voltaire's Calligrapher

Voltaire's Calligrapher

A Novel

eBook - 2010
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As calligrapher for the great Voltaire, Dalessius becomes witness to many wonders-- and finds himself in the middle of a secret battle between the malevolent remnants of the all-but-dead Dark Ages and the progressive elements of the modern age.
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062014429
0062014420
Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (149 p.)

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PenelopeFeather
Dec 05, 2011

An adventure story, a meditation on science vs religion, precision vs mystery, the value of the esoteric vs the common place.
A delightful picture of Voltaire in his old age.
A love letter to the hand written word.
If you liked 'Salamander' by Thomas Wharton, you'll probably like this book.

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