The Gate of Angels-9780006543602

The Gate of Angels

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By: Fitzgerald, Penelope
Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: HarperCollins Publishers
Date of Publication: 26/09/1991
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780006543602
Classification: General fiction (Children's/YA)
Dimensions in mm: 198 x 129 x 15
Description: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It is 1912, and at Cambridge University the modern age is knocking at the gate. Fred Fairly, a Junior Fellow at the college of St Angelicus, where for centuries no female, not even a pussy cat, has been allowed to set foot, lectures in physics. Science, he is certain, will explain everything. Until into Fred's orderly life come Daisy. Fred is smitten. Why have I met her? he wonders. How can I tell if she's quite what she seems? Fred is a scientist. To him the truth should be everything. But even scientists make mistakes.