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Author Kehlmann, Daniel, 1975-

Title Measuring the world
Published London : Quercus, 2007

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 MELB SPC NAUGHTIN  830.92 K2696 A6/M  AVAILABLE
Description 259 pages ; 23 cm
regular print
Summary Towards the end of the 18th century, naturalist and explorer, Alexander von Humboldt and mathematician and physicist, Carl Friedrich Gauss, set out to measure the world. This novel brings the two eccentric geniuses to life
Notes Translated from German by Carol Brown Janeway
Translated from the German
Subject Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855 -- Fiction.
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 -- Fiction.
German fiction.
Historical fiction, German.
SUBJECT Germany -- History -- 1740-1806 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054568 -- Fiction. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001562
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Author Janeway, Carol Brown.
ISBN 1847240453
184724114X (paperback)
9781847240453
9781847241146