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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 03/01/1998
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780006543602