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A math teacher compares his life with that of the great German mathematician C.F. Gauss as he ponders his own marital difficulties.
This short story appears in the anthology "Once You Break a Knuckle" which was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas prize. 
Buy this work of mathematical fiction and read reviews at amazon.com. 
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Exciting News: The total number of works of mathematical fiction listed in this database recently reached a milestone. The 1,500th entry is The Man of Forty Crowns by Voltaire. Thanks to Vijay Fafat for writing the summary of that work (and so many others). I am also grateful to everyone who has contributed to this website. Heck, I'm grateful to everyone who visited the site. Thank you!
(Maintained by Alex Kasman, College of Charleston)