The Crazy Story of Numbers

Original title: La folle histoire des nombres

Author: Dessaix, Guillaume

Publication Date:

April 2023

Pages:

190

Original language and publisher

Territories Handled

Worldwide excl. French

Genre

Popular Culture

The Crazy Story of Numbers

Original title: La folle histoire des nombres

Author: Dessaix, Guillaume

Synopsis

General culture… through numbers!

Why is the Star Wars R2D2 robot called that? Why do we talk about the 3 musketeers while there were 4?

What is the famous “club of 27”? Why does the number 18 refer to Adolf Hitler?

Discover the crazy history of numbers!

Guillaume Dessaix invites you to discover the funny and sometimes surprising origin of the numbers we use every day without really knowing where they come from.

You will become unbeatable on the daily life numbers!