Embracing the Wide Sky

A tour across the horizons of the mind

«Tammet puts his exceptional abilities to work in his book Embracing the Wide Sky... Tammet's lucid writing makes his book both informative and entertaining.»

<i>Courier Mail</i>

A brilliant portrait of the human mind and the extraordinary potential within every one of us, by real-life Rain-Man and bestselling author of Born On A Blue Day. Les mer

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A brilliant portrait of the human mind and the extraordinary potential within every one of us, by real-life Rain-Man and bestselling author of Born On A Blue Day.

Detaljer

Forlag
Hodder Paperback
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
400
ISBN
9780340961339
Utgivelsesår
2010
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Daniel Tammet is a writer, linguist and educator. A 2007 poll of 4,000 Britons named him as one of the world's "100 living geniuses". His website company, Optimnem, has provided foreign language instruction to thousands around the globe. His last book, the Sunday Times bestseller BORN ON A BLUE DAY: INSIDE THE EXTRAORDINARY MIND OF AN AUTISTIC SAVANT has been translated into 18 languages. He lives in Avignon, in the south of France.

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«Tammet puts his exceptional abilities to work in his book Embracing the Wide Sky... Tammet's lucid writing makes his book both informative and entertaining.»

<i>Courier Mail</i>

«Entertaining and informative about an impressive range of subjects . . . EMBRACING THE WIDE SKY is fun and inspirational»

<i>FT Weekend</i>

«Packed with his clear summaries of fascinating experiments . . . Recent debate has bumped up this book from delightful to vital»

<i>Daily Telegraph</i>

«Far from a one-dimensional prodigy, his is a rich multi-textured intelligence. A beautiful mind.»

<i>Scotsman Magazine</i>

«truly fascinating»

<i>Guardian</i>

«Packed with fascinating new brain research . . . an ambitious book, written by a remarkable man»

<i>BBC Focus</i> magazine

«Displaying that he is not just one-dimensional with his genius, Tammet's book is a fine example of his goal to share his brilliant knowledge with the world to inspire and encourage...a thoughtful and highly informative read.»

<i>The China Post</i>

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