When We Cease to Understand the World

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AUTHOR
Benjamín Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translator)
DIMENSION
8,38 MB
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When We Cease to Understand the World.pdf
ISBN
1932614401530

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**'A monstrous and brilliant book' Philip Pullman 'Wholly mesmerising and revelatory... Completely fascinating' William Boyd Sometimes discovery brings destruction** When We Cease to Understand the World shows us great minds striking out into dangerous, uncharted terrain. Fritz Haber, Alexander Grothendieck, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrodinger: these are among the luminaries into whose troubled lives we are thrust as they grapple with the most profound questions of existence. They have strokes of unparalleled genius, they alienate friends and lovers, they descend into isolated states of madness. Some of their discoveries revolutionise our world for the better; others pave the way to chaos and unimaginable suffering. The lines are never clear. With breakneck pace and wondrous detail, Benjamin Labatut uses the imaginative resources of fiction to break open the stories of scientists and mathematicians who expanded our notions of the possible.

He has published two award-winning works of fiction prior to When We Cease to Understand the World, which is his first book to be translated into English. Labatut lives with his family in Santiago, Chile. Edcon Resources has When We Cease to Understand the World written by Adrian Nathan West, the isbn of this book, CD or DVD is 9781782276128 and .

The first three sections are relatively short. The first ... When We Cease to Understand the World is the first work of Benjamin Labatut to be available in the English language, published by Pushkin Press.

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