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The Three Body Problem

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Author: Catherine Shaw

Genre: Crime, Mystery & Thriller
Format: E-book
ISBN: 9780749014445
Pub. Date: 27th May 2013

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Vanessa Duncan

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Cambridge, 1888. Dr Geoffrey Akers, Fellow in Pure Mathematics at St John’s College, has been found dead, struck down by a violent blow to the head. What could provoke such a brutal act? Schoolmistress Vanessa Duncan, finding herself in amongst Cambridge's brightest scholarly minds, discovers that the motive may lie in mathematics itself.

Drawn closer to the case by a blossoming friendship with mathematician Arthur Weatherburn, Vanessa begins to investigate. When she learns of Sir Isaac Newton's elusive 'n-body problem' and the prestigious prize offered to anyone with a solution, things begin to make sense. But with further deaths occurring and the threat of an innocent man being condemned, Vanessa must hurry with her calculations...


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  • The Three Body Problem
  • Flowers Stained with Moonlight
  • The Library Paradox
  • The Riddle of the River

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