Books tagged: charles babbage

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Twenty men with a past
By Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A free collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Twenty men of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
The Tower of Babbage: Chronicles of a Gentlewoman 2
By Michael Coorlim
Series: Galvanic Century. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction
A motion-picture crew has gone missing in the mysterious jungles of Southern Mexico while filming ancient Mayan ruins. Desperate to learn the fate of an old friend, gentlewoman Aldora Fiske sponsors an expedition into the heart of the rainforest. Little does she realize that the filmmakers were not the only ones interested in the clockwork secrets that Charles Babbage left behind.
Ada Byron: The Divisions
By Karla Jennings
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.