a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
| Would you believe...James Bond battling a mathematical cult bent on world destruction? (It could happen.) In this latter day Bond novel, the villian is a dynamic leader of a cult who bases his teachings on Pythagoras!
"William E. Emba"|
At one point, 007 must quickly, and
in his head, solve a geometric puzzle to disarm a
nuclear missile. (It's an entirely fair and clever
little puzzle, by the way, despite appearances.)
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|(Note: This is just one work of
mathematical fiction from the list. To see the entire list or to see more
works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage.)|
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)