9780143118596

The Solitude of Prime Numbers A Novel

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143118596

  • ISBN10:

    0143118595

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/29/2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

"Mesmerizing...an exquisite rendering of what one might call feels at the subatomic level." -The New York Times 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 Numbersis a stunning meditation on loneliness, love, and what it means to be human.

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