The Fall of the House of Heron

The Fall of the House of Heron

by Eden Phillpotts
     
 

An Amoral Mad Scientist and His Quest for Scientific Justice

Dr. Faraday Heron: brilliant academic, nuclear research pioneer, loner, envious younger son . . . murderer.

He may have grown up in his brother's shadow, but Faraday won't let anything stand in the way of his research. Given the choice between funding for his work and a clean,

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An Amoral Mad Scientist and His Quest for Scientific Justice

Dr. Faraday Heron: brilliant academic, nuclear research pioneer, loner, envious younger son . . . murderer.

He may have grown up in his brother's shadow, but Faraday won't let anything stand in the way of his research. Given the choice between funding for his work and a clean, honest life, he kills without compunction—but with explosive consequences.

An investigation into the balance between human rights and science, this novel follows the disintegration of a family and a legacy as the ends fail to justify the means.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440552816
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Series:
Prologue Science Fiction
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer’s Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

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