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Review: The Indian Clerk

User Review  - Mark Bowman - Goodreads

In this historical fiction saga, Leavitt weaves together the stories of British academics in mathematics (highlighting Ramanujan, the brilliant self-taught Indian), social changes in England in WWI (a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cthonus - Goodreads

As much as I continue to hold the author in high esteem for the notable "Family Dancing" and "The Lost Language of Cranes" this work is unfortunately not on a par with those distinguished novels. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeffrey Rasley - Goodreads

This is an amazing piece of historical fiction. The research is impeccable and astonishing. The writing is brilliantly creative. I so enjoyed how fiction and nonfiction were blended into the POV of GH ... Read full review

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User Review  - Becky Powell - Goodreads

Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not. “Immortality” may be a silly word, but probably a mathematician has the best chance of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shauna Elias - Goodreads

I was torn the whole time I was reading this book as to how I would rate it. I've settled on a two because while the story of Hardy and Ramanujan is interesting it was diminished by the amount of time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy Jo Cousins - Goodreads

Loving this book, although at the moment I cannot find it. Slipped under the bed perhaps? Quite a bit later on: I very much enjoyed this book, in much the same way that I loved Colm Toibin's The ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Habermann - Goodreads

Beautifully written book about mathematics, England during WWI, and the difficulty of relationship. Marilyn twisted my arm...5 stars. I'm such an easy grader. Perhaps I wanted things to turn out differently for our main characters! Read full review

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User Review  - Ratna - Goodreads

The Indian Clerk- David Leavitt The book is a historical fiction loosely based on the life of Srinivasa Ramanujam, the enigmatic cambridge mathematician who started his career as a clerk in the Madras ... Read full review

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User Review  - Manu Prasad - Goodreads

The Indian Clerk is a historic novel based on real events and real characters, but mixes actual history with a bit of fiction. It begins with a lecture given by the great British mathematician GH ... Read full review

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User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

I kept having to come back to this book. It's not an easy read. But I've always wanted to learn more about Ramanujan since I learned about while working in the UCLA Philosophy department while going ... Read full review


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