We will be reading the book, Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of Ada Lovelace by Jennifer Chiaverini. See below for book information. All are welcome to attend book club! If you have any questions, please contact Shirley Martinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. But her mathematician mother, estranged from Ada's infamous and destructively passionate father, is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage.
When 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 how her exciting new friendship with Charles Babbage—the brilliant, charming, and occasionally curmudgeonly inventor of an extraordinary machine, the Difference Engine—will define her destiny. We hope you will have a chance to join us.