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Game with Sharpened Knives

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A Game with Sharpened Knives by Neil Belton
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This is a novel based on the life of Erwin Shrodinger, one of the giants of 20th-century scientific thought. Neil Belton concentrates on the time Shrodinger spent living in Ireland. In 1938, Germany invaded Austria and Schrodinger was dismissed from his university post. The Prime Minister of Ireland at the time, Eamon de Valera, was a mathematician and invited Schrodinger to join the newly established Institute for Advanced Studies in Dublin. Schrodinger emigrated there with few possessions and little money. He remained for 17 years, often turning his attention to philosophical questions about physics and its relationship to other fields. Through this backdrop of historical fact Belton has fashioned a novel of immense power, brilliantly evoking the isolated Ireland of the Second World War as well as the character of a complicated genius.

Author Biography

Neil Belton was born in Dublin and brought up in the suburb of Clontarf. He is an Editorial Director at Faber & Faber and the author of The Good Listener: Helen Bamber, A Life Against Cruelty, which won the Irish Times prize in 1999.
Release date NZ
May 12th, 2005
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Export Ed
Imprint
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages
320
Dimensions
152x233x28
ISBN-13
9780297848141
Product ID
1661984

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