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The Eightfold Way: The Beauty of Klein's Quartic Curve
by Silvio Levy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1999
ISBN/ASIN: 0521660661
ISBN-13: 9780521660662
Number of pages: 331

The German mathematician Felix Klein discovered in 1879 that the surface that we now call the Klein quartic has many remarkable properties, including an incredible 336-fold symmetry, the maximum possible degree of symmetry for any surface of its type. This volume explores the rich tangle of properties and theories surrounding this multiform object.

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