MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

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Night of the Frightening Fractions (2015)
Robert Black
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In this sequel to Night of the Paranormal Patterns, teenager Lennie Miller continues to solve mathematical problems to save her town from ghosts and zombies.

I haven't read this young adult novel. I hope to get a chance to do so someday and will post more information here if I do. Or, if you have read it, please write to let me know what you thought of it, and I'll post your review here!

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Works Similar to Night of the Frightening Fractions
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
  1. Night of the Eerie Equations by Robert Black
  2. Night of the Paranormal Patterns by Robert Black
  3. Harvey Plotter and the Circle of Irrationality by Nathan Carter / Dan Kalman
  4. The Magic Two-Horn by Sergey Pavlovich Bobrov
  5. The Number Devil [Der Zahlenteufel] by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
  6. Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce
  7. Three Days in Karlikania by Vladimir Levshin
  8. Quaternia by Tom Petsinis
  9. In Search of the Shortest Way [Das Geheimnis des k├╝rzesten Weges] by Peter Gritzmann
  10. Lost in the Math Museum by Colin Adams
Ratings for Night of the Frightening Fractions:
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Mathematical Content:
5/5 (1 votes)
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Literary Quality:
2/5 (1 votes)
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Categories:
GenreFantasy, Didactic, Young Adult,
MotifFemale Mathematicians,
TopicAlgebra/Arithmetic/Number Theory, Real Mathematics,
MediumNovels,

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Exciting News: The 1,600th entry was recently added to this database of mathematical fiction! Also, for those of you interested in non-fictional math books let me (shamelessly) plug the recent release of the second edition of my soliton theory textbook.

(Maintained by Alex Kasman, College of Charleston)