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MathFiction: Improbable (Adam Fawer)

Webarchive template wayback links. Chemistry and destiny have colluded to grant David Caine the astonishing ability to foresee the consequences of his actions and the probability of various outcomes, both good andterrible.

Improbable, his first novel, has been translated into more than five languages and won the International Thriller Writers Award for best first novel. It is not clear how he sometimes knows things that no person knows like the order of imrpobable in a shuffled deck if his source of information is this common human unconsciousness. Hardcoverpages. No trivia or quizzes yet. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is by far the second shittiest book i have ever read. Night Watch Alan Nayes: Whatever these aeam are, the Koreans want the Alpha subject. What’s the Name o Fawer lives in New York with his partner, Meredith, and far too many pet fish.

Izi Deventurero rated it did not like it Oct 27, Well now, Joshua is home again and seemingly all right, if you discount that he tends to rhyme the last word of sentences, an odd tick apparently expressed by schizophrenics.

Seems like a screenplay more than book. But he also has all the signs that he is about to have a world-class seizure. I was dissappointed when I read it. A compulsive gambler possessing a brilliant mathematical mind — and an uncanny ability to calculate odds in the blink of an eye — he prowls the underground poker clubs of Manhattan, winning more than he loses. Moreover, Fawer ends up with some rather strange blend of the determinism of Laplace and improbabke popular notion of “free will”.


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Kuki rated it did not like it Oct 15, It’s a quick, fun read. The Discrete Charm of Charlie Monk. So she needs another big secret, quickly.

Buy this work of mathematical fiction and read reviews at amazon. If you have bought this book for any purpose, just burn it on fire.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Da Vinci Code. So Nava plans on kidnapping the student intern and getting out of the country as soon as she hands her over to the Korean RDEI.

To see what improbab,e friends thought of this book, please sign up. Turns out her new assignment is worth quite a bit more.

A brilliant new talent bursts on to the thriller scene with a dazzling work of spellbinding fiction, a riveting story of chance, fate, and numbers, and one man’s strange journey past the boundaries of the adaj into the chilling realm of the And luck is with him as he gets his ace. This is more on par with The DaVinci Code or any other thrillers that are destined for the big screen. I also thought the idea — that someone connected to all of humanity’s unconscious thought for all time could use the information to predict the future to some high degree of certainty — was interesting and made for a fun book.


It was awarded the International Thriller Writers Award for best first novel. All he needs is one more ace and he has the second highest winning poker hand. Cemile Kurt rated it did not like it Jan 10, But it is a just collection of scientific trivia with a side serving of crappy writing.

Morgan, and most recently, About. Acam would hope that even a hardcore sci-fi fan would find this book rewarding, though, that is hard for me to judge. Suddenly he is imprkbable visions of the past, present, and future; either peering through a window into an alternate reality or teetering on the precipice of a psychotic breakdown.

A probability expert suffering from epilepsy with hints of schizophrenia is in over his head with gambling debts to the Russian mob and a beautiful, renegade CIA agent before discovering that he has the ability to predict the future. Desperate to regain his equilibrium, he agrees to test an experimental drug with unnerving side effects. A riveting amalgam of explosive action, ingenious twists and turns, dynamic characters, breathtaking writing, and brilliant extrapolation, Adam Fawer’s extraordinary debut, Improbableis the improbabls of the year.

Adam Fawer : Improbable : Book Review

But Nava has her own problems. Open Preview See a Problem? Though the solution of how Nava gets around this problem might be obvious, everything else about this novel is a surprise. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Caine wakes in improbabke hospital with his twin brother, Joshua, patiently waiting for him.