By Neal Stephenson
In the 12 months 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves -- together with one Jack Shaftoe, aka King of the Vagabonds, aka Half-Cocked Jack -- devises a bold plan to win freedom and fortune. an outstanding experience ensues -- a dangerous race for a massive prize of silver ... nay, gold ... nay, mythical gold.
In Europe, the beautiful and inventive Eliza, Countess de los angeles Zeur, is stripped of her enormous own fortune by means of France's most voguish privateer. Penniless and in danger from those that hope both her or her head (or both), she is stuck up in an online of foreign intrigue, at the same time she desperately seeks the go back of her most valuable possession.
Meanwhile, Newton and Leibniz proceed to propound their grand theories as their notorious contention intensifies, obdurate alchemy does conflict with the typical sciences, dastardly plots are set in movement ... and Daniel Waterhouse seeks passage to the Massachusetts colony in hopes of escaping the insanity into which his international has descended.
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The Confusion: Volume Two of The Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson