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Measuring the World

Measuring the World
Die Vermessung der Welt


作者  /  Kehlmann, Daniel

譯者  /  Janeway, Carol Brown

出版社 / VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL

出版日期 / 2007/10/09

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$640

售價 / 9折, NT$ 576

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Measuring the World marks the debut of a glorious new talent on the international scene. Young Austrian writer Daniel Kehlmann’s brilliant comic novel revolves around the meeting of two colossal geniuses of the Enlightenment.Late in the eighteenth century, two young Germans set out to measure the world. One of them, the aristocratic naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, negotiates jungles, voyages down the Orinoco River, tastes poisons, climbs the highest mountain known to man, counts head lice, and explores and measures every cave and hill he comes across. The other, the reclusive and barely socialized mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss, can prove that space is curved without leaving his home. Terrifyingly famous and wildly eccentric, these two polar opposites finally meet in Berlin in 1828, and are immediately embroiled in the turmoil of the post-Napolean world.







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誠品26碼 /2680474008009
ISBN 13 /9780307277398
ISBN 10 /0307277399
EAN /9780307277398

頁數272
裝訂平裝
級別
語言英文


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