Uncle Petros is a family joke - an ageing recluse in a suburb of Athens, playing chess and gardening.
His young nephew soon discovers his uncle was once a celebrated mathematician who staked all on solving the problem of Goldbach's Conjecture.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 05/03/2001
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571205110