By Zvi Schreiber
A novel situated round the historical past of physics. It tells the tale of a tender girl from the longer term named Fizz, who time travels to fulfill physicists corresponding to Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Einstein, and talk about their work.
A younger WOMAN'S QUEST to solve THE UNIVERSE
The destiny. according to environmental degradation, the Eco-community sect eschews technology and expertise, returning an austere agricultural lifetime of nature-worship. yet one younger member, Fizz, struggles to reconcile those doctrines together with her personal burning interest. Risking existence and social status, Fizz embarks on a quest that brings her face-to-face with the often-eccentric giants of physics, from Aristotle and Galileo to Einstein and Hawking. One come upon at a time, Fizz items jointly the elaborate workings of our universe, whereas suffering from the ensuing highbrow, ethical, and private demanding situations.
Returning as a replaced individual from her epic quest, Fizz faces the choice that would swap her global forever.
In the style of the hugely winning Sophie's global, Fizz weaves the unusual and encouraging background of physics into the touching, dramatic, own tale of a tender lady named Fizz who comes of age whereas voyaging around the centuries.
EXCERPTS FROM FOREWORD journal CLARION assessment - 5 STARS through Holly Doering
Not due to the fact that Sophie’s international, to which this novel bears very important similarities, has there been a publication to do for the clinical international what the previous did for philosophy—inform, intrigue, and entertain… younger women who accompany Fizz on her trip will fast notice how stable it feels to meet their interest approximately how the universe works. women and men of every age who take pleasure in studying outdoors of college can also be enthralled with those adventures in physics…
Zvi Schreiber’s writing is obvious and the plot zooms along… loads of enjoyable
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There were steps from within and the doctor turned. A mulatto woman in a madras turban came scurrying out of the central door, carrying another glass which she presented to the doctor with a sort of crouch. He took a long rash gulp which made him gasp, and held the glass a little away from him to look at it. The concoction was raw cane rum with lime juice and a cloying amount of sugar. He finished the drink in several more cautious sips, while the white woman spoke to the mulattress in Creole. “It is arranged,” she finally said, turning back to the doctor, who now noticed that her eyes seemed a little bloodshot.
This burst of activity allowed the doctor to cover his moment of confusion. He had been on the point of offering his professional services, which evidently would not have done at all. There was a platter of highly seasoned pork slices, a sort of ragout of sweet potatoes, nothing green. A bowl of pickles, one of jam, and a loaf of rather leaden bread. The wine was more than tolerable and Arnaud poured it liberally, or rather caused it to be poured, by making minute gestures with a finger. As on other such occasions the doctor was slightly unnerved by the silent presence of the slave behind his chair; whenever he thought of reaching for anything on the table the slave would move to anticipate him.
In one hand she held a glass half full of a cool-appearing liquid with a greenish tint. “Oh,” she said. ” The doctor stepped onto the planks of the gallery, removed his hat and inclined his head. “I have a terrible thirst,” he said. ” “Bien sûr,” she said, and clapped her hands sharply together. The doctor waited. His horse, waiting in the yard with the reins on its neck, lowered its head and snorted at the dust and raised it. There were steps from within and the doctor turned. A mulatto woman in a madras turban came scurrying out of the central door, carrying another glass which she presented to the doctor with a sort of crouch.
Fizz: Nothing Is as It Seems by Zvi Schreiber