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The Indian Clerk: A Novel

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by David Leavitt

Ambitious, erudite and well-sourced, Leavitt's 12th work of fiction centers on the relationship between mathematicians G.H. Hardy (1877–1947) and Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920). In January of 1913, Cambridge-based Hardy receives a nine-page … see full wiki

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Author: David Leavitt
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
2 reviews about The Indian Clerk: A Novel
review by . May 11, 2008
Pros: Style, a sense of authenticity, easy to read but still challenging     Cons: Over doing some religious and homosexual themes     The Bottom Line: I recommend it for anyone, but if homosexual themes bother or if even a little math puts you off, then the novel will disappoint.     It has been a while since I’ve reviewed a book—this is mostly due to the fact that I haven’t felt compelled to finish a book recently.   …
review by . September 04, 2007
Leavitt, David. "The Indian Clerk", Bloomsbury, 2007.        David Leavitt, Once More and Better        Amos Lassen        David Leavitt has worked hard to earn his reputation as "one of our most respected writers" and he wears that title proudly with the publication of his brilliant new novel, "The Indian Clerk". He is the author of eleven works of fiction (including "The Lost …
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