MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

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Author includes the word(s): Thomas Reed Willemain

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

Final Integer (2021)
Thomas Reed Willemain
In this short story, a number theorist is obsessed with one number, the date of his own death: It has been said that number theory was once the purest of pure math. But in David’s academic circle,... (more)
Mathematics Disputes with Death, and the Devil Intervenes (2021)
Thomas Reed Willemain
The title is an accurate description of this droll allegory featuring personifications of mathematics and death as well as the devil and "the Ancient One". The dead human over whom math and death argue... (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!

(Maintained by Alex Kasman, College of Charleston)