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The Symbolic Logic of Murder (1960)
John Reese
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Through a combination of biblical mnemonics and Boolean algebra, our heroes are able to solve a mysterious murder. Appears in Mathematical Magpie.

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According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
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  2. Ibn Hakkan al-Bokhari, Dead in his Labyrinth by Jorge Luis Borges
  3. The N-Plus-1th-Degree by Stephen Barr
  4. The Problem of Cell 13 by Jacques Futrelle
  5. Go, Little Book by Isaac Asimov
  6. Sixty Million Trillion Combinations by Isaac Asimov
  7. Adventure of the Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Musgrave Ritual by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. Death and the Compass (La Muerte y La Brujula) by Jorge Luis Borges
  10. Who Killed the Duke of Densmore? by Claude Berge
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Mathematical Content:
3/5 (1 votes)
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Literary Quality:
1/5 (1 votes)
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Categories:
GenreMystery,
MotifReligion,
TopicLogic/Set Theory,
MediumShort Stories,

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