Novel for those who find wonder in mathematics

I truly enjoy novels that are both educating as they are entertaining. It needs to be remembered that “Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture” and its main character, gifted Greek mathematician Petros Papachristos aka uncle Petros, is a fictional character many other characters appearing in the book and working on their theories are very much facts from history of mathematics field, and it makes the book even more gripping in its story.

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Annihilation: Witness the Evolution

I knew about the film of course, but before that, I didn’t really know about the trilogy of books written by Jeff Vandermeer, despite them actually being already translated into the Czech language. I suppose I spend too many hours diving into the fantasy realms that I am missing out on a lot of post-apocalyptic…

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Beowulf (J.R.R.Tolkien): Fantasy Before Its Time

There are many authors who were fascinated by this medieval poem depicting the Danes, their kings and legends. Like many works of fiction, even Beowulf is roughly based on kings who lived before the time this book was written. Roughly dated back to the year 1000 AD, although many professors date the manuscript to an…

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WIN WITH ELKY: The Outrun

WIN A COPY OF  THE OUTRUN by Amy Liptrot A brilliant and raw book about failure, love, nature, and power we all have, often without even realizing it. Many books often touch us on a personal note in a way, that we are not ready to face, making even such a brilliant work hard to…

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Amy Liptrot: The Outrun

This is not really a review but more of a very personal look back at reading a brilliant little book called “The Outrun”. „I‘m back under these decaying clouds and deep skies, living among the elements that made me“, writes Amy Liptrot in her autobiographical book “The Outrun”.

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