The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano

Today I will write a good old book review. I’ll give you my spoiler-free thoughts on The Solitude of Prime Numbers. Let’s get started!

6613956Goodreads / Amazon blurb:

A prime number is a lonely thing. It can only be divided by itself or by one, and it never truly fits with another. Alice and Mattia are both “primes”-misfits haunted by early tragedies. When the two meet as teenagers, they recognize in each other a kindred, damaged spirit. Years later, a chance encounter reunites them and forces a lifetime of concealed emotion to the surface. But can two prime numbers ever find a way to be together? A brilliantly conceived and elegantly written debut novel, The Solitude of Prime Numbers is a stunning meditation on loneliness, love, and what it means to be human.

Content warning: eating disorder, self-harm, homophobia, discrimination based on mental health,… (These are the ones I can remember.)


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My favourite LGBTQ+ fiction // recommended reads!

Today, I wanted to recommend you some of my favourite novels that feature characters from the LGBTQIAP+ community. I’ve read quite a bit of those in the last year, but still not enough. There are still so many perspectives and identities that I haven’t read about. This list is definitely not finished as I’ll want to add more books in the future. I can always make a part 2, right? If you have any good recommendations of your own, let me know! Let’s get into mine!


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