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she s 10 and in the next sentence says And then I turned 2 what Talks about how she embroidered s 10 and in the next sentence says And then I turned 2 what Talks about how she embroidered things on table cloths and then in my 4th birthday huh Way too tedious The chronological and developmental ages of Ada do not coincide AT ALL 25 Stars While I thought this was a very informative and well researched book about Ada Lovelace this at times was tedious to read I didn t know much beforehand about her life except that she was the daughter of the famous 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol poet Lord Byron who was considered a womanizer and who had aossible scandalous relationship with his half sister This was an insightful look into a young woman whose life begun in a custody battle after her arents became estranged and who suffered life under an overprotective mother who feared she would inherit the dreaded Byron constitution of depravity and over indulgence As she grew up Ada could scarcely test her wings and fly because her mother uashed every notion she had whether it was friendship and of course love I felt for Ada because she was never given the chance to develop a relationship with her father except for reading his oem I enjoyed reading about Ada Lovelace s life especially since the only thing I knew about her was that she is considered to be the first computer Encounter With an Angry God Recollections of My Life With John Peabody Harrington programmer This was the first book I ve read by Chiaverini and I found the writing style to be well lacking somewhat I didn t feel as connected to the characters as I should have been it seemed like Chiaverini was didn t want to stray too far from the facts of Ada s life but in doing so these historicalersonages come off as rather flat characters I wish the book had flushed out the relationship between Ada and her mother as well as that of Ada and Mr Babbage about how their working relationship worked about how the machine worked etc Ada s involvement with the Analytical Engine is what she became known for but I felt like the importance of it gets lost in the telling of the story Thank you to NetGalley for a free ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review ENCHANTRESS OF NUMBERSWritten by Jennifer ChiaveriniNarrated by Virginia Leishman2017 DuttonPenguin 446 Pages Audio length 20 hours and 2 minutesGenre fiction historical fiction Britain history science math biography
women RATING 3 STARSI have to admit that I became interested in Ada Lovelace due RATING 3 STARSI have to admit that I became interested in Ada Lovelace due her father Byron I enjoyed Byron s Grace Notes and Other Fragments poetry and study him and his friends Mary and Percy Shelley s work for school He is a fascinatingerson in literature history He also sounds like a huge jerk to eople around him And the whole thing with his sister is definitelyodd Then I heard about Ada and all her accomplishments with math and science blew me away It was so cool that a woman from her class and time was able to get so far I was so happy to see that Chiaverini was writing a book on her Chiaverini has most written about American historical figures especially in the Civil War era I was really interested in reading this one Chiaverini is a good writer and she was able to make Lovelace s time eriod come alive With the narrator s accent and reading of it I felt like I was there Chiaverini is great at descriptions and makes her books. The only legitimate child of Lord Byron the most brilliant revered and scandalous of the Romantic Mit 60 Jahren um die Welt poets Ada was destined for fame long before her birth Estranged from Ada’s father who was infamously “mad bad and dangerous to know” Ada’s mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from hererilous Byron heritage Banishing fairy tales and make believe from the nursery Ada’s mother provides her daughter with a rigorous education grounded in mathematics and science Any tr. Come alive However in that same
VAIN SHE IS ALSO TOO DETAILED she is also too detailed are moments when it feels like a fact drop While the time and lace comes alive the characters sometimes become neglected as The Innocents people and driven by descriptions Thelot and story lines sometimes get lost and moments get dull I think Chiaverini s novels could be brilliant if there was a bit editor input This book did get me excited to learn about Ada and Byron It is hard to say if I recommend this novelI received an eARC from NETGALLEYMy Novelesue Blog This was a good fictional account of Ada Lovelace s life In the future I lan on reading about herThere is not much else to say because the story speaks for its self An overly long rologue to this book tells the story of the courtship and brief unhappy marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella that resulted in the birth of one child Augusta Ada later known as Ada Byron King Countess of Lovelace I had never heard of Ada but some have credited her with being the first computer Writers on heels programmer That isrobably an overstatement I was expecting about the life of a scientist or a glimpse into her creative Mistida process but there is almost none of that in this book Not until the end of the book do we see Ada actuallyerforming any scientific work The emphasis was definitely on her childhood and then on her duties as wife mother and countess We just have to take for granted the fact that she was a good mathematician Since the author obviously has little interest in science I had to look Ada up on Wikipedia
To Find Out What She find out what she did After the Every Step (Music, Love and Other Miseries, prologue the rest of the book is written in the form of a memoir by the 35 year old Ada I have aroblem with books told from the The Heat Wyatt pov of a child who has total recall of all conversations and events that occurred when she was a toddler Unfortunately it was aretty uninteresting childhood Ada s El arte de la invisibilidad (Ttulos Especiales) parents separated in 1816 due to Lord Byron s bad behavior which led to a very complicated family situation when she was an infant and she never saw her father again Nevertheless he was a strongresence in her life due to her mother s efforts to turn her against her father and his friends and family Annabella was both an aloof and controlling mother although she was mostly absent due to her charity work and visits to various spas seeking a cure for ailments that appear to have been imaginary Ada s interests in mathematics and science were encouraged so long as they did not become excessiveI wish that the book had begun at its half way اعترافات امرأة مسترجلة point in 1833 when Ada met Mr Charles Babbage who was a renowned mathematician and inventor They became friends and she was fascinated by his inventions the Difference Engine a form of mechanical calculator and the Analytical Engine a very early computer however he never managed to complete the building of either of these machines during his lifetime It was Babbage who referred to Ada as the Enchantress of Numbers Adaublished her first scientific The Tyranny of History The Roots of China's Crisis Penguin History paper about the Analytical Engine and it was met with interest and acclaim until it was discovered that it had been written by a woman As soon as it became well known that the memoir had been written by a woman it serceived value as a scientific work The Citadel (Dragonlance: Classics, precipi. Oubling spark of imagination or worse yetassion or oetry is promptly extinguished Or so her mother believesWhen Ada is introduced into London society as a highly eligible young heiress she at last discovers the intellectual and social circles she has craved all her life Little does she realize that her delightful new friendship with inventor Charles Babbage brilliant charming and occasionally curmudgeonly will shape her destiny Intrigued by the prototype of his first calculating machine the.
Free read ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Jennifer ChiaveriniTously declined If a woman had written it these men of science concluded it could not be as *Important As They Had First *as they had first The reasoning could not be as sound if it had come from the female mind the subject not as significant if it had been been entrusted to feminine handsI really wish that there had been
EMPHASIS ON SCIENCE AND LESS ON GOVERNESSES COMING OUTon science and less on governesses coming out and illegitimate relatives I would also have referred that the book be 150 Beyond the Dark Portal World of WarCraft pages shorterI received a free copy of this book from theublisher I knew
Jennifer Chiaverini as the uilt novel author She introduced me to the ideaChiaverini as the uilt novel author She introduced me to the idea uilts were signposts for the Underground Railroad in The Runaway uilt which I loved I knew that she d been writing biographical novels of female historical figures but I didn t sit up and take notice until it was Ada Lovelace in Enchantress of Numbers I ve always wanted to know about her role in the development of the early Les messages cachs de l'eau precursors to computers So I reuested an ARC from Net Galley and was delighted when I was approved by theublisher This is my reviewWe can t really know about Ada s contribution to Charles Babbage s conceptualization of his Living the Mysteries A Guide for Unfinished Christians proto computers the Difference Engine and the Analytic Engine This is a topic that is fodder for speculation for historical novelists like Chiaverini I made the same argument about Einstein and his first wife in my review of The Other Einstein here I feel that it s just as legitimate to claim that Ada made a significant contribution as to claim that she made none and that it was all Babbage s idea I believe that Chiaverini isersuasive about what she attributes to Ada LovelaceAda s written notes are clearly attributable to her and they show her to be a woman ahead of her time The Enchantress of Numbers displays her context She had influences and sources of support which do not lessen her achievements Isaac Newton is uoted as having said If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of giants Jennifer Chiaverini helps us to identify who Ada might have stood on Yet every designer of a computer algorithm stands on Ada s shoulders because she created the very first such algorithmFor my complete review see DNFThat this book is a did not finish makes me super sad Jennifer Chaiverini has been one of my go to authors for many years she was one of the few mainstream authors I could count on for a well written novel especially her historical Jingle Bell BlessingsFamily by Design portraits that was clean Unfortunately with this novel that is not the caseTo my clean reading friends yourobably want to skip this one as it contains a graphic intimate scene between the main character and one of he 25 starsThis is a historical novel based on the brief life of Ada Lovelace daughter of Lord Byron and a mathematician of genius It follows fairly closely the details of Lovelace s life as it is known but is rather selective about what is focussed on There is a great emphasis on the relationships with her mother who spends her whole time trying to ensure her daughter does not develop her father s imaginative and دستک نہ دو poetic traits The relationship is shown as often distant and adversarial In fact there is a good deal of time spent on social and entertainment situations and too little on. Difference Engine and enthralled by the plans for his even advanced Analytical Engine Ada resolves to help Babbage realize his extraordinary vision uniue in her understanding of how his invention could transform the world All the while sheassionately studies mathematics ignoring skeptics who consider it an unusual even unhealthy Marking His Mask A Marksmans Tale pursuit for a woman falls in love discovers the shocking secrets behind herarents’ estrangement and comes to terms with the unuenchable fire of her imagination.