MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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The Last Magician (1952)
Bruce Elliott
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Science-fiction story about a magician performing for aliens using a Klein bottle as a prop.

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Categories:
GenreScience Fiction,
Motif
TopicGeometry/Topology/Trigonometry,
MediumShort Stories,

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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!

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