Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of ADA Lovelace

Jennifer Chiaverini

Published by Thorndike Press Large Print, 2017
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Synopsis: Rigorously educated in mathematics and science by her mother, an only legitimate child of brilliant Romantic poet Lord Byron is introduced into London society as a highly eligible heiress before forging a deep bond with inventor Charles Babbage and using her unique talents to become the world's first computer programmer. (historical fiction). Simultaneous.

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"[An] exquisite biographical novel...a quintessential example of the form...Wholeheartedly recommended for historical-fiction fans and STEM enthusiasts."
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"[An] exquisite biographical novel...a quintessential example of the form...Wholeheartedly recommended for historical-fiction fans and STEM enthusiasts."
--Booklist

"[A] fascinating homage."
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"While Lovelace may not have received the credit she was due in her own time-period, Chiaverini's novel stands as a fitting ode to one of the greatest women in the history of science."
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Praise for Enchantress of Numbers

"[An] exquisite biographical novel...a quintessential example of the form...Wholeheartedly recommended for historical-fiction fans and STEM enthusiasts."--Booklist

"Cherished Reader, Should you come upon Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini...consider yourself quite fortunate indeed...Chiaverini makes a convincing case that Ada Byron King is a woman worth celebrating." --USA Today

"[A] fascinating homage."--Real Simple

"While Lovelace may not have received the credit she was due in her own time-period, Chiaverini's novel stands as a fitting ode to one of the greatest women in the history of science."--Harper's Bazaar

"Chiaverini writes captivating stories of forgotten women in history, including that of the young math and science genius Ada Lovelace, responsible for writing the world's first-ever computer code... Chiaverini brings [Ada Lovelace] to life around you." --Bustle

"You'll come away from this book wondering how many other pioneering women in science have been overlooked." --Bitch Media

[Enchantress of Numbers] is a fascinating look at how science and art do not stand at opposite ends of the spectrum, but rather--at their best--work together, and bring s toward a new, undreamed-of future." --Nylon

"Jennifer Chiaverini is a master of historical fiction, and her latest novel, Enchantress of Numbers, is no exception...You'll be glued to the page." --PopSugar

"Enchantress of Numbers tells the story of [Ada Lovelace's] fascinating (and too-short) life. Historical fiction STEM is the literary genre we never knew we needed." --HelloGiggles

"This fascinating portrait of Lord Byron's only legitimate child is not only a picture of a time and place, but of a woman struggling with her nature, passion and desire for learning. Chiaverini's novel, with its straightforward prose, is both inspirational, touching and memorable." --Romantic Times

"[An] enthralling historical novel." --Paste

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