Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Observatory by Daragh Carville

A gothic science-fiction thriller, Observatory details the entangled lives of four people across two centuries Observatory is set at the Armagh Observatory and Museum for Astronomy and Natural Philosophy, in both 1799 and 1999. Historian Jon McKenna, hired to compile a computerised catalogue of the Observatory archives, finds his life becoming entangled with that of Nicola McLoughlin, assistant astronomer at the Observatory. Together they work to uncover the two-hundred-year-old story of astronomer Archibald Hamilton and his assistant Robert Hogg - man of science, man of God, and revolutionary. The Observatory, a symbol of both science and religion, becomes the setting for a powerful exploration of nationhood and revolution, love and betrayal."The writing is inspired, deceptively subtle behind its up-front bile and cracked humour" (Guardian)

Buy Observatory by Daragh Carville from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780413739100
ISBN-10: 0413739104
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 5mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Observatory by Daragh Carville

Book Reviews - Observatory by Daragh Carville

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Observatory book by Daragh Carville and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Daragh Carville

This Other City by Daragh Carville
Paperback, July 2010
$19.67
Far from the Land by Daragh Carville
Paperback, January 1998
$40.50