From the disturbing goings-on in a South London mental hospital, the narrator hurtles back through the past, to the character of Kit, Isaac Newton's niece. What unfolds is the story of the early 18th century, a time when Newton and others were claiming the meaning of the world to themselves.
Praise for this book
"An important and original writer... a wonderfully capacious and vivid book." - Hilary Mantel
Used availability for Derek Beaven's Newton's Niece
June 1994 : UK Hardback
April 1999 : UK Paperback
September 1995 : UK Paperback
June 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition