Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities (Paperback)Professor Ian Stewart (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
The book's goofy and unabashed enthusiasm will charm any interested teenager * Daily Telegraph *
interesting and illuminating... * BBC Focus *
Stewart has a genius for explanation ... Find a comfortable chair for some holiday puzzling: mathematics doesn't come more entertaining than this. * New Scientist *
A dizzying new book -- Tim Radford * Guardian *
There is plenty here for the curious newcomer to enjoy -- Dr Martin Homer * BBC Focus Magazine *
You don't need to be a maths guru . . . to enjoy his 'curiosities' * Good Book Guide *
This is not pure maths. It is maths contaminated with whit, wisdom, and wonder.Ian really is unsurpassed as raconteur of the world of numbers. He guides us on a mind-boggling journey from the ultra trivial to the profound. Thoroughly entertaining. -- Jeremy Webb * New Scientist *
'Stewart has served up the instructive equivalent of a Michelin-starred tasting menu, or perhaps a smorgasbord of appetisers. And of course, appetisers are designed to give you an appetite for more.' -- Tim Radford * Guardian *
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