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A very poor translation into Kindle format
on 23 February 2015
This review is for the Kindle format of the book only. I bought the paperback format of the book by P Abbott in 2000 and, at the age of 68 and looking forward to amusing myself when I finally retire in May 2015, and revisiting the maths I studied at A Level all those years ago, I thought it would be handy to carry it about on my Kindle. What a mistake! The problem is that, in the Kindle format, many of the formulas and graphs are tiny and do not expand when increasing the font size. Some can be zoomed using the magnifier, which disconnects them from their related text, and some cannot be zoomed at all so I need a pocket lens to read them. This is such a pity since P Abbott's book is an excellent step by step explanation of the calculus. A worthwhile translation of it into Kindle format would be wonderful, however, as it has been formatted for Kindle in this way, I feel cheated out of my money.