MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

Home All New Browse Search About

...
Princess Elizabeth's Spy: A Maggie Hope Mystery (2012)
Susan Elia MacNeal
(click on names to see more mathematical fiction by the same author)
...

Maggie Hope is assigned to stay with the royal family. As we know from her first appearance in Mr. Churchill's Secretary, Maggie has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Wellesley and was about to begin studying for a PhD in math at MIT when circumstances brought her instead to war torn Britain. This is mentioned frequently throughout the book. For example, at one point it is stated that her answer to one question on an intelligence test during an application could itself be the basis for an article in a math journal. One notable mathematical reference occurs when she makes a case that young Princess Elizabeth, whom we know is destined to become queen of England, should be educated in math.

Buy this work of mathematical fiction and read reviews at amazon.com. Amazon.com logo
(Note: This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage.)

Works Similar to Princess Elizabeth's Spy: A Maggie Hope Mystery
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
  1. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  2. Murder and Mendelssohn (Phryne Fisher Mystery) by Kerry Greenwood
  3. An Elegant Solution by Paul Robertson
  4. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  5. The Ishango Bone by Paul Hastings Wilson
  6. A Study in Seduction by Nina Rowan
  7. Flowers Stained with Moonlight by Catherine Shaw
  8. The Three Body Problem by Catherine Shaw
  9. The Beekeeper's Apprentice: Or the Segregation of the Queen by Laurie R. King
  10. The Library Paradox by Catherine Shaw
Ratings for Princess Elizabeth's Spy: A Maggie Hope Mystery:
RatingsHave you seen/read this work of mathematical fiction? Then click here to enter your own votes on its mathematical content and literary quality or send me comments to post on this Webpage.
Mathematical Content:
2/5 (1 votes)
..
Literary Quality:
2/5 (1 votes)
..

Categories:
GenreHistorical Fiction, Mystery,
MotifWar, Female Mathematicians,
Topic
Medium

Home All New Browse Search About

Your Help Needed: Some site visitors remember reading works of mathematical fiction that neither they nor I can identify. It is time to crowdsource this problem and ask for your help! You would help a neighbor find a missing pet...can't you also help a fellow site visitor find some missing works of mathematical fiction? Please take a look and let us know if you have seen these missing stories anywhere!.

(Maintained by Alex Kasman, College of Charleston)