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The tenth muse

Author: Catherine Chung
Publisher: London: Little Brown, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From childhood, Katherine knows she is different, and that her parents are not who they seem to be. But in becoming a mathematician, she must face the most human of problems—who is she? What is the cost of love, and what is the cost of ambition? On her quest to conquer the Riemann Hypothesis, the greatest unsolved mathematical problem of her time, she turns to a theorem with a mysterious history that holds both the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Chung
ISBN: 9781408709573 1408709570 9781408709580 1408709589
OCLC Number: 1090531790
Description: 290 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Catherine Chung.

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A brilliant and gripping novel about a young woman's gift for mathematics, and the secret of her past bound up in World War II.  Read more...

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If you like puzzles, then this mesmerising novel has them all: human, historical and gloriously mathematical. It charts the life of a woman who seeks to conquer the Riemann hypothesis, a quest that Read more...

 
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