Alex's Adventures in Numberland: Tenth Anniversary Edition (Paperback)Alex Bellos (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 384 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Will leave you hooked on numbers * Daily Telegraph *
A page turner about humanity's strange, never easy and, above all, never dull relationship with numbers * New Scientist *
Outstanding ... The style is laced with humour, but at all times, the star of the show is mathematics * Ian Stewart, Prospect *
If there was one book that was going to be compulsory for the nation to read it would be this one -- Evan Davies
A magical mystery tour . . . Philosophy, religion, magic, history and basic sheep-counting are gather together in Bellos's bag of numbers * The Times *
Revealing and insightful * Independent *
A wholly original, beautifully written book about mathematics that does its subject justice but is so widely accessible that it will please everyone regardless of their numeracy * New Scientist *
An entertaining and accessible account of how maths underpins our lives. Maths will never appear so forbidding again * TES *
It is to be hoped that the uncountable delights of Bellos's book, its verve and feeling for mathematics, convey its enchantments to a new generation * Times Literary Supplement *
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