Master of the Revels by Nicole Galland audiobook

Master of the Revels: A Return to Neal Stephenson's D.O.D.O.

By Nicole Galland
Read by various narrators

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062844873

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781799949442

  • ISBN: 9781799949435

  • ISBN: 9781799949459

Runtime: 19.12 Hours
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In this brilliant sequel to The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.—an enthralling, history-bending adventure traversing time and space, fact and fiction, magic and science co-written with #1 New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson—a daring young time traveler must return to Jacobean England to save the modern world. This fast-paced sequel to the New York Times bestselling near-future adventure The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. picks up where the original left off, as Tristan Lyons, Mel Stokes, and their fellow outcasts from the Department of Diachronic Operations (D.O.D.O.) fight to stop the powerful Irish witch Gráinne from using time travel to reverse the evolution of all modern technology. 

Chief amongst Gráinne’s plots: to encrypt cataclysmic spells into Shakespeare’s “cursed” play, Macbeth. When her fellow rogue agents fall victim to Gráinne’s schemes, Melisande Stokes is forced to send Tristan’s untested, wayward sister Robin back in time to 1606 London, where Edmund Tilney, the king’s Master of Revels, controls all staged performances in London.

And now Gráinne controls Tilney. 

While Robin poses as an apprentice in Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Mel travels to the ancient Roman Empire and, with the help of double-agent Chira in Renaissance Florence, untangles the knotted threads of history while the diabolical Gráinne jumps from timeline to timeline, always staying frustratingly one stop ahead—or is it behind?

Historical objects disappear, cities literally rise and fall, and nothing less than the fate of humanity is at stake. As Gráinne sows chaos across time and space, the ragtag team of ex-D.O.D.O. agents must fix the past—in order to save the future.

Critically acclaimed author Nicole Galland brings her deep knowledge of history and signature wit to this gripping romantic adventure.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Galland’s careful attention to everyday life in various time periods creates verisimilitude, as does the assortment of found documents through which the tale is presented. Fans of time-travel science fiction are sure to be engaged.”  Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Nicole Galland

Author Bio: Nicole Galland

Nicole Galland, an award-winning screenwriter, is the author of I, Iago, as well as The Fool’s Tale, Revenge of the Rose, and Crossed: A Tale of the Fourth Crusade.

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 19.12
Audience: Adult
Language: English