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Not only is "The Indian Clerk" mostly a work of fiction, but a large part of that fiction is about the sex lives of British academics as imagined by the author. Read morePublished 27 days ago by ST
This book is not, as I had thought, an account of the storied encounter between Hardy, Littlewood, and Ramanujan in prewar England. Read morePublished 4 months ago by firstname.lastname@example.org
I like the idea of a novel set across cultures and time periods -- here Indian versus English and the second and fourth decades of the 20th century. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John A. Mcmullen
This is a fascinating account of the work in mathematics done at Cambridge University by Hardy at a time when Russell, Whitehead, and other notaries, such as Wittgenstein and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by JETAGEDOC
A plausible projection of what Hardy's and Ramanujan's lives may have been like during the most "romantic time" of Hardy's life.Published 7 months ago by Kirby Gottschalk
I have ordered this book for my granddaughter who is going to Cambridge in September/ The book deals with an indian clerk who had difficulty adjusting to Cambridge.Published 8 months ago by Bess Lee Alderman
I wish I could give it 3.5 stars but I will settle on the higher 4 due to several factors: 1) The subject himself Ramanujan (though he is rendered somewhat opaque, perhaps of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Peter Corrigan
The discription of functions and the retreat of brilliant minds into the world of mathematics were okay but the rest of it was malicous gossip and unsupported rumors at its... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Dave the Rave
This is an amazing piece of historical fiction. The research is impeccable and astonishing. The writing is brilliantly creative. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jeff Rasley