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While often put in the same sentence as David Foster Wallace, his failure in the execution of explaining big ideas in an inventive writing style makes such comparisons wholly unwarranted.
The author has an amazing vocabulary and breadth of knowledge.
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See all 70 reviews. Refresh and try again. Fractions, decimals, and compound interest become clear and easy to deal shakunntala. Another factor for the indifference meted out to the book could perhaps be a calculated silence because the cultural situation in India was inhospitable for an open and elaborate discussion on this issue.
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To her being Prime Minister or President “is something like being a housekeeper”. The basic narrative center of the book is interesting and thought provoking. From her 17th floor Cuffe Parade flat she claims that she is ” per cent” sure that she will win from both constituencies. As a writer, Shakuntala Devi wrote a number of books, including novels as well as texts about mathematics, puzzles, and astrology. They can come alive, cease to be symbols written on a black board, and lead the reader into a world of intellectual adventure where calculations are thrilling.
Shakuntala Devi popularly known as “the human computer. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The Joy Of Numbers. But, unfortunately, to such an extent that the post-modern trope of submerging referents in favor of a tapestry of signifiers, becomes a kind of farce. Brilliant, exhausting, sprawling, at times incomprehensible, clever how the Internet had affected–infected? User Review – Flag as inappropriate http: Devi wants to “defend the people of Medak from being fooled by Mrs. University of California, Berkeley, United States.
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Shakuntala Devi Ind the well known mathematical prodigy 1. I saw all sycophants surrounding her. She took only fifty seconds to calculate the twenty-third root of a digit number. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I actually wish I hadn’t wasted time reading it It had have a plenty numbe rof awesome exercises. It has an ambitious, topical narrator: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Can you please suggest me Which will be the best publication. I think Cohen’s editor should have exercised a bit more control and forced him to make this book two-thirds of its current length. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Same-Sex Love in India: DBook rated it liked it Dec 18, Books by Shakuntala Devi. Shaurya Bhattacharya rated it liked it Nov 16, Squares and Square Shajuntala. Can it be possible?