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The coincidence engine

a novel

by Sam Leith

  • 107 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intelligence service,
  • Mathematicians,
  • Probabilities,
  • Fiction,
  • Mathematical instruments,
  • Coincidence

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSam Leith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6112.E46 C65 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328940M
    ISBN 109780307716422, 9780307716446
    LC Control Number2011021838


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