Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture by Apostolos  Doxiadis

Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture

Apostolos Doxiadis

If maths, puzzles, mysteries, logic and solving problems are your thing you'll lap this up. If, on the other hand, algebra sends you into a white hot panic - try something else!

Extract

Petros described his first few months in England, in the academic year 1932-33, as probably the happiest of his life. Memories of his first stay there, fifteen years earlier, infused his days at Cambridge with the enthusiasm of early youth, as yet untainted by the possiblity of failure.