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Fictional mathematicians: Udo of Aachen, Professor Moriarty, Trillian, Charlie Eppes, Rachel Mason, Milo Rambaldi, Steven Matheson (Inglés) Tapa blanda – 13 ago 2011

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Udo of Aachen, Professor Moriarty, Trillian, Charlie Eppes, Rachel Mason, Milo Rambaldi, Steven Matheson, Taranee Cook, Le Chiffre, Amita Ramanujan, Jack Bristow, Eddie Lawson, Calculator, Zoe Heriot, Hari Seldon, Brains, Beremiz Samir, Nathan Stark, Andrew Jackson Libby, Tin-Tin Kyrano, Zane Donovan, Irving Joshua Matrix. Excerpt: Professor James Moriarty is a fictional character and the archenemy of the detective Sherlock Holmes in the fiction of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Moriarty is a criminal mastermind, described by Holmes as the "Napoleon of Crime". Doyle lifted the phrase from a real Scotland Yard inspector who was referring to Adam Worth, one of the real life models of Moriarty. The character of Moriarty as Holmes' greatest enemy was introduced primarily as a narrative device to enable Conan Doyle to kill off Sherlock Holmes, and only featured directly in two of the Sherlock Holmes stories. However, in more recent derivative work he is often given a greater prominence and treated as Holmes' primary antagonist. Professor Moriarty's first appearance and his ultimate end occurred in Doyle's story "The Final Problem", in which Holmes, on the verge of delivering a fatal blow to Moriarty's criminal ring, is forced to flee to the Continent to escape Moriarty's retribution. The criminal mastermind follows, and the pursuit ends atop the Reichenbach Falls, during which, both Holmes and Moriarty apparently fall to their deaths while locked in mortal combat. During this story, Moriarty is something of a Mafia Godfather: he protects nearly all of the criminals of England in exchange for their obedience and a share in their profits. Holmes, by his own account, was originally led to Moriarty by the suggestion that many of the crimes he perceived were not the spontaneous work of random criminals, but the machinations of a vas...

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