Results 1-10 of 21

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

User Review  - Ecoestetka - Goodreads

I fell under the spell of this book. Exotic India, Trinity College with its hilarious gays, the mysticism of Mathematics and the difficult times of WWI in Britain are masterfully brought together into ... Read full review

Review: The Indian Clerk

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

User Review  - Amy 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

Review: The Indian Clerk

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

Review: The Indian Clerk

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


User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
8
3 stars
5
2 stars
4
1 star
0

1 star - 0

Editorial reviews - 0

Goodreads - 21