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Hinton / Mark Blacklock.

By: Blacklock, Mark, 1974-.
Publisher: London : Granta, 2020Description: 290 pages : illustrations, genealogical table, portraits ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781783785209; 1783785209.Subject(s): Hinton, Charles Howard, 1853-1907 -- Fiction | Mathematicians -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Japan -- FictionDDC classification: 823 Summary: Howard Hinton and his family are living in Japan, escaping from a scandal. Hinton's obsession is his work, his voyages into mathematical pure space, into the fourth dimension, but also his wife and sons, each of whom are entangled in the strange and unknown landscapes of Hinton's science fictions. In a bravura and startling meeting of real and philosophical elements, Mark Blacklock has created a ravishing period piece of late-Victorian social, scientific and domestic life. Hinton is about extraordinary discoveries, and terrible choices. It is about people who discover and map other realms, and what the implications might be for those of us left behind -- Source other than Library of Congress.
List(s) this item appears in: Acquisitions 2019-2020 | New Acquisitions August-October 2020
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Howard Hinton and his family are living in Japan, escaping from a scandal. Hinton's obsession is his work, his voyages into mathematical pure space, into the fourth dimension, but also his wife and sons, each of whom are entangled in the strange and unknown landscapes of Hinton's science fictions. In a bravura and startling meeting of real and philosophical elements, Mark Blacklock has created a ravishing period piece of late-Victorian social, scientific and domestic life. Hinton is about extraordinary discoveries, and terrible choices. It is about people who discover and map other realms, and what the implications might be for those of us left behind -- Source other than Library of Congress.

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