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Pasquale's Angel

(1994)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book (nominee)
Florence in the year 1518 is riven by scientific and sociological change caused b the wonderful devices of the Great Engineer, Leonardo da Vinci. Now he is old and lives as a recluse working behind the walls of his castle. The Raphaelites, artists and anti-technologists led by Raphael of Urbino, call for his excommunication. Pasquale di Cione fiesole, an apprentice painter witnesses an assassination attempt on Raphael at a Cathedral service. The weapon falls into his hands, and he is soon on the run from engineers and artists, desperate to prove his innocence.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"With this book, Paul McAuley proves he's an artist of uncommon depth and range." - Pat Cadigan

"A brilliantly sustained and controlled flight of imagination written with a fluency and vividness I'd kill for. A real treat, and a major novel from a writer whose prose is a delight to read." - Ramsey Campbell


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Used availability for Paul J McAuley's Pasquale's Angel

Hardback Editions

June 1995 : USA Hardback
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul J McAuley
ISBN: 0-688-14154-4 / 978-0-688-14154-7 (USA edition)
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March 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul McAuley
ISBN: 0-575-05489-1 / 978-0-575-05489-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

September 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul McAuley
ISBN: 0-575-08659-9 / 978-0-575-08659-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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September 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul McAuley
ISBN: 1-85798-909-0 / 978-1-85798-909-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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March 1997 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul J Mcauley
ISBN: 0-380-77820-3 / 978-0-380-77820-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Eos
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August 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul McAuley
ISBN: 0-575-05917-6 / 978-0-575-05917-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul McAuley
Publisher: Gateway
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December 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pasquale's Angel
Author(s): Paul McAuley
Publisher: Gateway
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