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Frobenius: A Sesquilogue (1996)
Lee Rudolph

A fictionalized account of the life of Hamilton as remembered by Frobenius (in verse). (A slightly different version was published in the Mathematical Intelligencer.)

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Works Similar to Frobenius: A Sesquilogue
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
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  4. The French Mathematician by Tom Petsinis
  5. Mrs. Einstein by Anna McGrail
  6. Der Rechenmeister [aka The Mathematician] by Dieter J├Ârgensen
  7. Doctor Who: The Turing Test by Paul Leonard
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  10. Symmetry and the Expatriate by Tefcros Michaelides
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Mathematical Content:
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Literary Quality:
2/5 (1 votes)

GenreHistorical Fiction,
MotifReal Mathematicians,

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