Entertainingly written ... this book is a brain-opener that adds hugely to our sum of knowledge. (Director
Surprisingly entertaining ... As the founder of fractal geometry and the discoverer of the Mandelbrot set Mandelbrot is acknowledged as the father of chaos theory ... he is, simply, very clever indeed. (Martin Baker Sunday Telegraph
The reader gets a clear picture of the history of finance theory ... the best financial read since Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Fooled by Randomness. (Philip Coggan Financial Times
One of the 20th century's most celebrated mathematicians ... devastating analysis. (Financial Times
Benoit Mandelbrot, father of fractal geometry, revolutionised our understanding of the models of modern financial theory. This new edition includes material on the current market crisis, calling for an end to the tunnel vision of our bankers whose over-confidence in their understanding of markets ended in catastrophe.
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