Why is the number seven lucky–even holy–in almost every culture? Why do we speak of the four corners of the earth? From literature to folklore to private superstitions, numbers play a conspicuous role in our daily lives. In this fascinating book ‘The Mystery of Numbers’ the author, Annemarie Schimmel, conducts an illuminating tour of the mysteries attributed to numbers over the centuries.
Reviewer: Sadiq Khoja
Author: Annemarie Schimmel