Of Time Travel and Other Phenomena S.M. Copreaux

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Of Time Travel and Other Phenomena  by  S.M. Copreaux

Of Time Travel and Other Phenomena by S.M. Copreaux
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Geraldine, twenty years old, idealistic and very serious, secretly hopes to find love while studying in Paris. Alone and dejected on New Years Eve in her studio flat, she imbibes a powerful cocktail of pastis and some old romantic films onMoreGeraldine, twenty years old, idealistic and very serious, secretly hopes to find love while studying in Paris.

Alone and dejected on New Years Eve in her studio flat, she imbibes a powerful cocktail of pastis and some old romantic films on television. When one of the films fictional characters, Ebenezer Scrooge, appears at her window sill, he invites her on a journey into the past, so that she can meet one of her great heroes, the Marquis of Condorcet.After meeting the ghost of Condorcet in his prison cell on 28th March 1794, Geraldine embarks upon a strange and eventful journey into the Paris of the last weeks of the Terror, which brought the French Revolution to a close.After meeting the very popular, highly principled, and enigmatic Jacobin leader, Maximilien Robespierre, she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous events and political struggles leading to his downfall and execution.

After his death and those of his allies, she is hunted down by the newly reformed Revolutionary Tribunal to face charges of espionage and involvement in conspiracy against the Republic. When finally forced to appear before this political court, she realizes that she must fight for her own survival, and is horrified by the thought that she may not succeed...This epic tale in six parts is an episodic adventure story for adults, and each of the six parts may be read as a self-contained entity. The novels richly textured narrative explores a vast array of different themes, including that of progress, how it may be defined, and how it was envisaged by our 18th century predecessors.



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