The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason and Byron's Daughter

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Macmillan, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 416 pages
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Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron, was born in 1815, and died aged 36. She was connected with some of the most influential and colourful characters of the age: Charles Dickens, Michael Faraday, Charles Darwin and Charles Babbage. It was her work with Babbage that led to her being credited with the invention of computer programming and to her name being adopted for the programming language that controls the US military machine.

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Despite the one star, this might be an interesting book for someone who wants to read about Byron and his marriage, particularly a reader who isn't expecting something else. I bailed out of this about ... Read full review

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Benjamin Woolley, writer & broadcaster, covers both the arts & the sciences. His writing includes "Virtual Worlds," a book on virtual reality, "Bride of Science," a biography of Byron's brilliant daughter, & contributions to various British periodicals. He lives in London.

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