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A great storyteller.Paulo Coelho, author of The AlchemistMalba Tahan is the creation of a celebrated Brazilian mathematician looking for a way to bring some of the mysteries and pleasures of mathematics to a wider public. The adventures of Beremiz Samir, The Man Who Counted, take the reader on a journey in which, time and again, Samir summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle disputes, give wise advice, overcome dangerous enemies, and win for himself fame, fortune, and rich rewards. We learn of previous mathematicians and come to admire Samirs wisdom and patience. In the grace of Tahans telling, these stories hold unusual delights for the reader. 34 illustrations
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