Apostolos Doxiadis

The Telegraph Review

Written by Tim Martin, THE TELEGRAPH

Tuesday, 10 November 2009 13:57

Tim Martin reviews a batch of comics, including Neil Gaiman’s Batman and The Book of Genesis as seen by Robert Crumb.


Already a bestseller on the Continent, this 350-page comic about the search for a logical foundation to mathematics dramatises episodes from the life of Bertrand Russell, with walk-on parts for Wittgenstein, Whitehead, Gödel, Frege and other stars of the faculty. Surprisingly, perhaps, it’s an absolute treat: perkily drawn, packed with wit and colour, and studded with charmingly scatty elucidations and scenes from the creation of the comic itself. This is surely the most fun that most of us will have with mathematical logic this year.

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