The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre: A Novel

The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre: A Novel

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When the vision came, he was in the bathtub. So begins the madness of Louis Daguerre. In 1847, after a decade of using poisonous mercury vapors to cure his daguerreotype images, his mind is plagued by delusions. Believing the world will end within one year, Daguerre creates his "Doomsday List" -- ten items he must photograph before the final day. The list includes a portrait of Isobel Le Fournier, a woman he has always loved but not spoken to in half a century.

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Publisher: Washington Square Press (February 07, 2006)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 337 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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