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...Finally, let me repeat that Van der Poorten's monograph is a wonderful mathematics book, which dares to breach the stylistic barriers that usually impede understanding. It encompasses a lot of material, from elementary to very deep, but remains accessible. I expect it will turn a lot of people on to number theory and arithmetic geometry, and indeed the beauty of mathematics as a whole. -- American Mathematical Monthly A Publication of the American Mathematical Society
Great - I've only just started but Alf certainly believed in free speechPublished 12 months ago by Dr Peter Braun
The following claim is way off the mark: "Assumes only one year of university mathematics background even for the more advanced topics. Read morePublished on March 5, 2007 by Ross Christofferson
I quite agree with the reviewer from Massachusetts.
I bought this book in the hope that I could get enough (indices to the) information necessary to understand Wiles' proof of... Read more
This is a splendid book. Covering advanced material yet remaining accessible to beginners is a difficult task, and van der Poorten succeeds admirably. Read morePublished on December 3, 1999 by Jerry Smith