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Quincunx

Charles Palliser

Quincunx

by Charles Palliser

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCharles Palliser.
The Physical Object
Pagination1221p. ;
Number of Pages1221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22456663M
ISBN 100140177620

The Quincunx Aspect. Aspects in Astrology: The Inconjunct or Quincunx. The inconjunct or quincunx (the terms are generally used interchangeably) aspect in astrology is formed between planets that are roughly degrees apart. If we use an orb of 2 degrees, the planets or points in question can be anywhere from degrees to degrees apart. Quincunx: Interpretations. Aspects in Astrology: The Inconjunct or Quincunx: Interpretations. The inconjunct or quincunx (the terms are generally used interchangeably) aspect in astrology is formed between planets that are roughly degrees apart. If we use an orb of 2 degrees, the planets or points in question can be anywhere from degrees to degrees apart.

Quincunx makes a very popular tattoo design (5 dots tattoo) that is accorded different meanings in different cultures. It is supposed to be symbolic of fertility, time spent in a prison, close friends and of being on your own in the world. Quincunx is also related to the field of astrology. The Quincunx | An extraordinary modern novel in the Victorian tradition, Charles Palliser has created something extraordinary—a plot within a plot within a plot of family secrets, mysterious clues, low-born birth, high-reaching immorality, and, always, always the fog-enshrouded, enigmatic character of 19th century—London itself.“So compulsively absorbing that reality disappears.

The intriguing ‘quincunx’ of the title is a five-part heraldic design arranged in a square with a figure in the middle that appears at crucial points within the text: the number five recurs throughout the novel, which is itself divided into five parts; one for each of the families whose world the narrator is pulled into. An extraordinary historical mystery and cult classic,The Quincunxis perfect for readers of M.J. Carter, C.J. Sansom and Oscar de Muriel. Praise for The Quincunx ‘ Grips like steel it’s a book to make you miss your stop on the bus or the train, keep you up at night and wake you early a formidable achievement’ Kaleidoscope, BBC Radio /5.


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