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The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and Inventive Life of Robert Hooke 1635-1703

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Stephen Inwood

497 pages, B/w illus

Pan Macmillan

Hardback | Sep 2002 | #135023 | ISBN: 0333782860
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About this book

Considered by contemporaries a restless polymath, Hooke has been eclipsed by such figures as Wren and Boyle. But his many achievements - he played a central role in rebuilding London after the Great Fire - and inventions make him deserving of this first biography for 50 years.

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