• ForbiddenPlanet.com is being upgraded. Click the button to trial our beta website.

The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace & Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story Of The First Computer

  • Buy Now

    Web Price
    RRP £12.99   You Save: £4.03 (31%)
  • Winner of the British Book Design and Production Award for Graphic Novels

  • More Below…

Product Description

  • Artist
    Sydney Padua  
    Sydney Padua  
    Cat No.
    Penguin Books Ltd  
    Graphic Novels  
  • Winner of the British Book Design and Production Award for Graphic Novels

    Winner of the Neumann Prize in the History of Mathematics

    Meet two of Victorian London’s greatest geniuses… Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron: mathematician, gambler, and proto-programmer, whose writings contained the first ever appearance of general computing theory, a hundred years before an actual computer was built. And Charles Babbage, eccentric inventor of the Difference Engine, an enormous clockwork calculating machine that would have been the first computer, if he had ever finished it.

    But what if things had been different? The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage presents a delightful alternate reality in which Lovelace and Babbage do build the Difference Engine and use it to create runaway economic models, battle the scourge of spelling errors, explore the wider realms of mathematics and, of course, fight crime - for the sake of both London and science.

Customer Reviews

There aren't any reviews published for this product yet, why not be the first to write one?

Write your own review.

All reviews