MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Alex Detail's Revolution (2009)
Darren Campo
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A teenage genius uses (among other things) knowledge of the Golden Ratio to defeat an alien invasion. Campo handles the description of the math a bit better than some other authors ([cough]...Dan Brown...[cough]) but in the end it is nothing other than a bit of unbelievable mumbo jumbo in an otherwise math-free Sci-Fi adventure.

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  2. Dark Integers by Greg Egan
  3. Incandescence by Greg Egan
  4. Glory by Greg Egan
  5. Gallactic Alliance - Translight! by Doug Farren
  6. I Sin Every Number by Jason Earls
  7. The Lure by Bill Napier
  8. The God Patent by Ransom Stephens
  9. Distances by Vandana Singh
  10. Turing's Apples by Stephen Baxter
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Categories:
GenreScience Fiction,
MotifProdigies, Aliens,
Topic
MediumNovels,

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May 2016: I am experimenting with a new feature which will print a picture of the cover and a link to the Amazon.com page for a work of mathematical fiction when it is available. I hope you find this useful and convenient. In any case, please write to let me know if it is because I would be happy to either get rid of it or improve it if that would be better for you. Thanks! -Alex

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