BOOK CLUB/SOLITUDE OF PRIME NUMBERS

04/18/2012 7:30 pm
04/18/2012 9:00 pm

Mac's Book Club meets to discuss The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano.

A prime number is a lonely thing. It can only be divided by itself or by one, and it never truly fits with another. Alice and Mattia are both "primes"-misfits haunted by early tragedies. When the two meet as teenagers, they recognize in each other a kindred, damaged spirit. Years later, a chance encounter reunites them and forces a lifetime of concealed emotion to the surface. But can two prime numbers ever find a way to be together? A brilliantly conceived and elegantly written debut novel, The Solitude of Prime Numbers is a stunning meditation on loneliness, love, and what it means to be human.

"What a shock to open a novel written by a young physicist in Italy and find myself there, on every page. No wonder Giordano's readers can be counted in the millions; this astute, aching contemplation of solitude has a power to make us all feel a little less alone. A love story told with astonishing perceptiveness and remarkable subtlety, The Solitude of Prime Numbers is an extraordinary affirmation of the reasons we read."
-Stefan Merrill Block, author of The Story of Forgetting

Book List
$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780143118596
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Penguin Books, 3/2011

Location: 
Street:
1820 Coventry Rd
Additional:
City:
Cleveland Heights
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Province:
Ohio
Postal Code:
44118
Country:
United States