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By Roy Lisker and Alexandre Grothendieck

Whilst, in 1988, Roy Lisker discovered that the recognized mathematician Alexandre Grothendieck (AG) had refused a really prestigious prize for his paintings, Roy confident an influential French journal to rent him to go looking for AG and discover his whereabouts and interview him. AG had left the area of arithmetic and used to be dwelling someplace in France as a hermit. This booklet is a hilarious account of Roy's try and locate AG's handle and his remain at AG's position. alongside the way in which he meets up with a few ordinary and unforgettable characters. the second one half is a partial translation of AG's debatable memoir. it really is needs to examining for mathematicians, philosophers and historians of arithmetic and the scientifically-minded reader who will take pleasure in studying this half to "see" into the brain of 1 of twentieth century's (perhaps of all time) maximum mathematicians.

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