Newton's Cannon

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Newton's Cannon
First edition cover.
AuthorGregory Keyes
CountryUnited States
SeriesThe Age of Unreason
GenreAlternate history, fantasy
PublisherDel Rey/Ballantine
Publication date
May 1998
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Followed byA Calculus of Angels 

Newton's Cannon (1998) is a science fantasy novel by American writer Gregory Keyes,[1][2] the first book in his The Age of Unreason series. The protagonist for the novel is Benjamin Franklin; other key characters to the novel are James Franklin – Ben's brother, John Collins – Ben's friend, as well as Adrienne and King Louis XIV – the Sun King.

The Age of Unreason Series[edit]

The other three novels of the series are:

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  1. ^ "Uchronia: The Age of Unreason Series".
  2. ^ "Fantastic Newton's Cannon by Gregory Keyes".
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  • KILLHEFFER, ROBERT K.J. "Books." Fantasy & Science Fiction 96.3 (Mar. 1999): 35.
  • Cassada, Jackie, et al. "Book reviews: Fiction." Library Journal 123.9 (15 May 1998): 118.
  • Steinberg, Sybil, and Jonathan Bing.. "Forecasts: Fiction." Publishers Weekly 245.15 (13 Apr. 1998): 57.