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THE MAN WHO BELIEVED HE WAS RIEMANN (working title)

Stefania Piazzino

  • Original Title: L’UOMO CHE CREDEVA DI ESSERE RIEMANN
  • Publication date: February 2014
  • Publisher: EDITORE E/O
  • Country: IT
  • 134 print pages
  • Comedy

Information

  • Epoch: Mixed
  • Time Period: 19th century, 20th century
  • Location setting: Italy
  • Themes: PEOPLE facing life, Search for the truth, Double identity, PEOPLE facing the extraordinary, Psychological dysfunction, Rivalry

Pitch

A whimsical debut about a famous Italian mathematician who suddenly starts to believe that he is Bernhard Riemann, the German mathematician and author of the Riemann hypothesis who died in Italy in 1866.

Comments

Debut novel.

Stefania Piazzino is an Italian writer.

Summary

A whimsical debut about a famous Italian mathematician who suddenly starts to believe that he is Bernhard Riemann, the German mathematician and author of the Riemann hypothesis who died in Italy in 1866. A psychiatrist, Dr Benedetti, tries to help him but is pressured by the mathematician's colleagues, who want to extract the proof of the hypothesis from him.

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