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Albert Einstein Speaking, Gadney,  R.j.
Albert Einstein Speaking
R.j. Gadney

Paperback $19.99 - A&U Canongate
Fiction - Published: 15/Apr/2019 - ISBN: 9781786890498

The story of the world's most famous scientist as you've never read it before. 'A literary gem' - Ian McEwan

Princeton. New Jersey.
14th March 1954

'Albert Einstein speaking.'
'Who?' asks the girl on the telephone.
'I'm sorry,' she says. 'I have the wrong number.'
'You have the right number,' Albert says.

From a wrong number to a friendship that would impact both their lives, Albert Einstein Speaking begins with the meeting of two very different minds - the world's most respected scientist and a schoolgirl from New Jersey.

Riotous, charming and tender, R.J. Gadney's novel spans almost a century and shines a light on the man behind the myth. R.J. Gadney was a writer, artist and academic. He was born in Cross Hills, Yorkshire in 1941. He studied English, Fine Art and Architecture at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. In 1970 he became a part-time Tutor at the Royal College of Art and later became the youngest Pro-Rector in the history of the College. He lectured at both Oxford and Cambridge universities, Harvard, MIT, at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and at the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Moscow. He wrote several screenplays for television, wrote for The Spectator, the London Magazine and the Evening Standard and authored several crime and thriller novels. He died in May 2018.

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