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Author: Nikita Lalwani
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a young girl in Wales, who is found to be gifted in mathematics and from an early age lives a disciplined life, tutored by her Indian father, set apart from her peers - As she grows older, she comes to query this isolated, protected world that he would have her live in.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 9780141030395 0141030399
OCLC Number: 192027044
Notes: Originally published: London: Viking, 2007.
Awards: Commended for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2007
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 2007
Short-listed for Glen Dimplex New Writers Awards: Fiction 2007
Short-listed for Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2007
Long-listed for Desmond Elliott Prize 2008
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Nikita Lalwani.

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Cardiff in the 1980s is a place where maths can get you noticed. Rumis Vasi is the town's 'maths prodigy': untangling numbers and Rubik's Cubes protects her from the harsh vagaries of the playground  Read more...

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A sparkling funny and poignant study of a young maths prodigy struggling with her gift and a difficult family -- Gerard Woodward, , Books of the Year * Observer * Superb, brilliantly realised. The Read more...

 
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