The year 1859, when Darwin changed the course of science and when John Brown rebelled and died, was a profound historical turning point.
What about the multiverse to explain the fine tuning of the laws and constants of physics? It is a solution of sorts, but it comes at a tremendous cost.
The novel is a narrative, fictional version of a philosophical anatomy of the satanic dimension and implication of much modern history from 1914 onwards.
Here are some thoughts prompted by a rather curious question posed to me in an email, namely, “What were the findings that most helped ID since the turn of the millennium?”
How does life emerge from that which is not alive? This mystery exercises a peculiar fascination, with the power to elicit remarkable feats of imagination.