MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Three times table (1990)
Sara Maitland
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The story of three generations of women in a British family, with fantasy overtones introduced through the existence of "dragons". I have not read it, and so do not know how significant the mathematical references are to the plot. However, not only does the title reflect some mathematical significance, but I know from reading other reviews that the woman in the middle (daughter and mother) was "expected to be a mathematician" but prefers gardening.

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