MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

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Author includes the word(s): Tefcros Michaelides

6 matches found out of 1560 entries

(Note: This page not the entire list of works of Mathematical Fiction. To see the whole list, click here.)

Ahmes, the Moonchild (2010)
Tefcros Michaelides
The Rhind Papyrus is an Egyptian document from around 1550 BC featuring worked math problems. Its author (usually transliterated into Roman characters as Ahmes or Ahmose) is arguably the most ancient... (more)
The Four Colors of Summer (2011)
Tefcros Michaelides
Multi-generational love stories are interwoven with the history of the Four Color Theorem, including the controversies surrounding its computer-assisted proof. This novel was published in Greek and... (more)
Murder in the Great Church (2020)
Tefcros Michaelides
Essentially all I know about this book is that it is a murder mystery which takes place in 6th century Constantinople and that the primary suspect is a young mathematician. Unfortunately, I do not read... (more)
Pythagorean Crimes (2006)
Highly Rated!
Tefcros Michaelides
This murder mystery takes place amid the exciting developments occurring in the mathematical and artistic communities in Europe between 1900 and 1931. Much of what one will learn by reading this book... (more)
Spherical Mirrors, plane murders (2017)
Tefcros Michaelides
Essentially all I know about this book is that it is a murder mystery which combines the conquest of Cyprus by Richard the Lionheart during the Crusades with a puzzle of optics posed in Ibn al-Haytham's... (more)
Symmetry and the Expatriate (2012)
Tefcros Michaelides
A fictional character obsessed with symmetry is forced by horrific circumstances to travel around Europe in the early 20th century where he meets famous mathematicians, relatives of famous mathematicians,... (more)

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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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