Friday, June 24, 2011

The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano

The Solitude of Prime Numbers: A Novel

This book reminded me a little of last summer's read, One Day, in the way that Mattia and Alice connect as teenagers but live apart - as prime numbers - destined to be alone.  I suppose some of the mathematical metaphor was wasted on me, but I love the prose and Giordano's tenderness toward his fragile and flawed characters.

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