Reviews

  • "The startling story of the West's intellectual struggle with the concept of zero is told with admirable elegance and clarity"

    New Statesman
  • "When it comes to explaining the trickiest ideas John Barrow goes the extra mile which helps you to understand when going on"

    Guardian
  • "An entertaining and informative account of how the zero came into being in ancient civilisations such as the Babylonian and Egyptian...I am happy to report that nothing is full of interesting reading"

    New Scientist