Presenting 16 stories and a host of appealing characters this book provides various mathematical problems in the form of fiction. The characters, who include Albert Wormstein and Maxdoch Murwell, explore various curious wrinkles in mathematics and the reader goes along with them.
"In Ian Stewart we at last have a worthy successor to that dean of recreational mathematics, Martin Gardner...Another Fine Math You've Got Me Into "...contains a fascinating selection of characters, and journeys into a mathematical wonderland of quirky humour and imaginative story-telling." Physics World Ian Stewart, who gave the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 1997/8, is one of the most original mathematicians writing today. He has been described as combining the appeal of a Martin Gardner with the wit of a Lewis Carroll.