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The Solitude of Prime Numbers



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Author
Giordano, Paolo
Descriptors
Anger
Anorexia
Grief
Guilt
Literate Fiction
Loneliness
Loss
Love Stories
Psychological Fiction
Self-mutilation
Teens
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Location/Setting:
Germany
Italy
Time Period:
21st Century
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Summary
When Alice and Mattia meet as teenagers, they realize they are kindred spirits because each is emotionally damaged due to a childhood trauma. Yearning for each other but unable to escape their solitude, mathematically gifted Mattia accepts a scholarship to study in Germany and Alice marries another. Years later, Mattia is summoned home by a mysterious note from Alice. Will they finally choose to open up to each other?
Critique
A beautifully written book about the way that people seek comfort through loneliness. Highly recommended.
ISBN
9780670021482
  iBistro
# of Pages
288
Published
2010
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Reviewer's Initials: DO


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