Business Analytics

An Introduction

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Author: Jay Liebowitz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498760252

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Together, Big Data, high-performance computing, and complex environments create unprecedented opportunities for organizations to generate game-changing insights that are based on hard data. Business Analytics: An Introduction explains how to use business analytics to sort through an ever-increasing amount of data and improve the decision-making capabilities of an organization. Covering the key areas of business analytics, the book explores the concepts, techniques, applications, and emerging trends that professionals across a wide range of industries need to be aware of. Better detection of fraud through visual analytics or better prediction of the likelihood of someone getting an infection while in the hospital are just a few examples of where analytics can play a positive role. As the field of business analytics continues to emerge rapidly, there is a need for a reliable textbook and reference on the subject. Filling this need, this book is suitable for graduate-level students and undergraduate seniors. It maintains a focus on only the key areas so the material can be covered adequately in a one-semester or one-quarter course. Each chapter includes software-generic exercises, labs, and associated answers to the exercises/labs. Author Jay Liebowitz recently had an article published in The World Financial Review. www.worldfinancialreview.com/?p=1904

Essentials of Business Analytics

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Author: Jeffrey D. Camm,James J. Cochran,Michael J. Fry,Jeffrey W. Ohlmann,David R. Anderson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337015628

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 896

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ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS, 2e can be used by students who have previously taken a course on basic statistical methods as well as students who have not had a prior course in statistics. The expanded material in the second edition of Essentials of Business Analytics also makes it amenable to a two-course sequence in business statistics and analytics. All statistical concepts contained in this textbook are presented from a business analytics perspective using practical business examples. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Das Handbuch für Startups

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Author: Bob Dorf,Steve Blank,Nils Högsdal,Daniel Bartel

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3955618137

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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Ein Startup ist nicht die Miniaturausgabe eines etablierten Unternehmens, sondern eine temporäre, flexible Organisation auf der Suche nach einem nachhaltigen Geschäftsmodell: Das ist die zentrale Erkenntnis, die dem "Handbuch für Startups" zugrundeliegt. Es verbindet den Lean-Ansatz, Prinzipien des Customer Development sowie Konzepte wie Design Thinking und (Rapid) Prototyping zu einem umfassenden Vorgehensmodell, mit dem sich aus Ideen und Innovationen tragfähige Geschäftsmodelle entwickeln lassen. Lean Startup & Customer Development: Der Lean-Ansatz für Startups basiert, im Unterschied zum klassischen Vorgehen, nicht auf einem starren Businessplan, der drei Jahre lang unverändert umzusetzen ist, sondern auf einem beweglichen Modell, das immer wieder angepasst wird. Sämtliche Bestandteile der Planung – von den Produkteigenschaften über die Zielgruppen bis hin zum Vertriebsmodell – werden als Hypothesen gesehen, die zu validieren bzw. zu falsifizieren sind. Erst nachdem sie im Austausch mit den potenziellen Kunden bestätigt wurden und nachhaltige Verkäufe möglich sind, verlässt das Startup seine Suchphase und widmet sich der Umsetzung und Skalierung seines Geschäftsmodells. Der große Vorteil: Fehlannahmen werden erheblich früher erkannt – nämlich zu einem Zeitpunkt, an dem man noch die Gelegenheit hat, Änderungen vorzunehmen. Damit erhöhen sich die Erfolgsaussichten beträchtlich. Für den Praxiseinsatz: Sämtliche Schritte werden in diesem Buch detailliert beschrieben und können anhand der zahlreichen Checklisten nachvollzogen werden. Damit ist das Handbuch ein wertvoller Begleiter und ein umfassendes Nachschlagewerk für Gründerinnen & Gründer. Von deutschen Experten begleitet: Die deutsche Ausgabe des international erfolgreichen Handbuchs entstand mit fachlicher Unterstützung von Prof. Dr. Nils Högsdal und Entrepreneur Daniel Bartel, die auch ein deutsches Vorwort sowie sieben Fallstudien aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum beisteuern.

Business Model Generation

Ein Handbuch für Visionäre, Spielveränderer und Herausforderer

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Author: Alexander Osterwalder,Yves Pigneur

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593419084

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 285

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Wir leben im Zeitalter umwälzender neuer Geschäftsmodelle. Obwohl sie unsere Wirtschaftswelt über alle Branchengrenzen hinweg verändern, verstehen wir kaum, woher diese Kraft kommt. Business Model Generation präsentiert einfache, aber wirkungsvolle Tools, mit denen Sie innovative Geschäftsmodelle entwickeln, erneuern und in die Tat umsetzen können. Es ist so einfach, ein Spielveränderer zu sein! Business Model Generation: Das inspirierende Handbuch für Visionäre, Spielveränderer und Herausforderer, die Geschäftsmodelle verbessern oder völlig neu gestalten wollen. Perspektivwechsel: Business Model Generation erlaubt den Einblick in die geheimnisumwitterten Innovationstechniken weltweiter Spitzenunternehmen. Erfahren Sie, wie Sie Geschäftsmodelle von Grund auf neu entwickeln und in die Tat umsetzen - oder alte Geschäftsmodelle aufpolieren. So verdrehen Sie der Konkurrenz den Kopf! von 470 Strategie-Experten entwickelt: Business Model Generation hält, was es verspricht: 470 Autoren aus 45 Ländern verfassten, finanzierten und produzierten das Buch gemeinsam. Die enge Verknüpfung von Inhalt und visueller Gestaltung erleichtert das Eintauchen in den Kosmos der Geschäftsmodellinnovation. So gelingt der Sprung in neue Geschäftswelten! für Tatendurstige: Business Model Generation ist unverzichtbar für alle, die Schluss machen wollen mit ›business as usual‹. Es ist wie geschaffen für Führungskräfte, Berater und Unternehmer, die neue und ungewöhnliche Wege der Wertschöpfung gehen möchten. Worauf warten Sie noch?

Business Analytics

Methods, Models, and Decisions

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Author: James R. Evans

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321997821

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 656

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Business Analytics, Second Edition teaches the fundamental concepts of the emerging field of business analytics and provides vital tools in understanding how data analysis works in today's organizations. Students will learn to apply basic business analytics principles, communicate with analytics professionals, and effectively use and interpret analytic models to make better business decisions. Included access to commercial grade analytics software gives students real-world experience and career-focused value. Author James Evans takes a balanced, holistic approach and looks at business analytics from descriptive, and predictive perspectives.

Advanced Web Metrics mit Google Analytics

Praxis-Handbuch

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Author: Brian Clifton

Publisher: MITP-Verlags GmbH & Co. KG

ISBN: 3826655664

Category:

Page: 503

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Mit dem kostenlosen Google Analytics können Sie herausfinden, wie Sie das Optimum aus Ihrer Website herausholen. Der Google-Insider und Web-Analytics-Experte Brian Clifton zeigt ausführlich, wie Sie Google Analytics gezielt und effektiv einsetzen. Durch die richtige Interpretation und Analyse Ihrer Daten erhalten Sie ein unverzichtbares Werkzeug, um Ihrer Website den letzten Schliff geben zu können und den Erfolg zu steigern.

Human Development and Interaction in the Age of Ubiquitous Technology

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Author: Rahman, Hakikur

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522505571

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The human condition is affected by numerous factors in modern society. In modern times, technology is so integrated into culture that it has become necessary to perform even daily functions. Human Development and Interaction in the Age of Ubiquitous Technology is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the widespread integration of technological innovations around the globe and examines how human-computer interaction affects various aspects of people’s lives. Featuring emergent research from theoretical perspectives and case studies, this book is ideally designed for professionals, students, practitioners, and academicians.

Qlik Sense Cookbook

Over 80 recipes on data analytics to solve business intelligence challenges, 2nd Edition

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Author: Pablo Labbe,Philip Hand,Neeraj Kharpate

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788997174

Category: Computers

Page: 334

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Create dynamic dashboards to perform interactive analytics for business intelligence operations Key Features Explore newly added features in Qlik Sense Discover best practices to work with data using Qlik Sense Learn to implement advanced functions for better data insight Book Description Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple and complex data to reveal hidden insight and data relationships that help you make quality decisions for overall productivity. An expert Qlik Sense user can use its features for business intelligence in an enterprise environment effectively. Qlik Sense Cookbook is an excellent guide for all aspiring Qlik Sense developers and will empower you to create featured desktop applications to obtain daily insights at work. This book takes you through the basics and advanced functions of Qlik Sense February 2018 release. You’ll start with a quick refresher on obtaining data from data files and databases, and move on to some more refined features including visualization, and scripting, as well as managing apps and user interfaces. You will then understand how to work with advanced functions like set analysis and set expressions. As you make your way through this book, you will uncover newly added features in Qlik Sense such as new visualizations, label expressions and colors for dimension and measures. By the end of this book, you will have explored various visualization extensions to create your own interactive dashboard with the required tips and tricks. This will help you overcome challenging situations while developing your applications in Qlik Sense. What you will learn Source, preview, and distribute your data through interactive dashboards Explore and work with the latest visualization functions Learn how to write and use script subroutines Make your UI advanced and intuitive with custom objects and indicators Use visualization extensions for your Qlik Sense dashboard Work with Aggr and learn to use it within set analysis Who this book is for Qlik Sense Cookbook is for data and BI analysts who want to become well versed with Qlik Sense to apply business intelligence in data. If you are a beginner in data analytics and want to adopt an independent recipe-based approach to learn the required concepts and services in detail, this book is ideal! Individuals with prior knowledge of its sister product, QlikView, will also benefit from this book. Familiarity with the basics of business intelligence is a prerequisite.

Web Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522575022

Category: Computers

Page: 2321

View: 6054

Web service technologies are redefining the way that large and small companies are doing business and exchanging information. Due to the critical need for furthering automation, engagement, and efficiency, systems and workflows are becoming increasingly more web-based. Web Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an innovative reference source that examines relevant theoretical frameworks, current practice guidelines, industry standards and standardization, and the latest empirical research findings in web services. Highlighting a range of topics such as cloud computing, quality of service, and semantic web, this multi-volume book is designed for computer engineers, IT specialists, software designers, professionals, researchers, and upper-level students interested in web services architecture, frameworks, and security.

Applying Business Intelligence Initiatives in Healthcare and Organizational Settings

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Author: Miah, Shah J.,Yeoh, William

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522557199

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Data analysis is an important part of modern business administration, as efficient compilation of information allows managers and business leaders to make the best decisions for the financial solvency of their organizations. Understanding the use of analytics, reporting, and data mining in everyday business environments is imperative to the success of modern businesses. Applying Business Intelligence Initiatives in Healthcare and Organizational Settings incorporates emerging concepts, methods, models, and relevant applications of business intelligence systems within problem contexts of healthcare and other organizational boundaries. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as rise of embedded analytics, competitive advantage, and strategic capability, this book is ideally designed for business analysts, investors, corporate managers, and entrepreneurs seeking to advance their understanding and practice of business intelligence.

Business Intelligence

The Savvy Manager's Guide

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Author: David Loshin

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0123858895

Category: Computers

Page: 370

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Following the footsteps of the first edition, the second edition of Business Intelligence is a full overview of what comprises business intelligence. It is intended to provide an introduction to the concepts to uncomplicate the learning process when implementing a business intelligence program. Over a relatively long lifetime (7 years), the current edition of book has received numerous accolades from across the industry for its straightforward introduction to both business and technical aspects of business intelligence. As an author, David Loshin has a distinct ability to translate challenging topics into a framework that is easily digestible by managers, business analysts, and technologists alike. In addition, his material has developed a following (such as the recent Master Data Management book) among practitioners and key figures in the industry (both analysts and vendors) and that magnifies our ability to convey the value of this book. Guides managers through developing, administering, or simply understanding business intelligence technology Keeps pace with the changes in best practices, tools, methods and processes used to transform an organization's data into actionable knowledge Contains a handy, quick-reference to technologies and terminology.

Successful Business Intelligence, Second Edition

Unlock the Value of BI & Big Data

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Author: Cindi Howson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071809198

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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Revised to cover new advances in business intelligence—big data, cloud, mobile, and more—this fully updated bestseller reveals the latest techniques to exploit BI for the highest ROI. “Cindi has created, with her typical attention to details that matter, a contemporary forward-looking guide that organizations could use to evaluate existing or create a foundation for evolving business intelligence / analytics programs. The book touches on strategy, value, people, process, and technology, all of which must be considered for program success. Among other topics, the data, data warehousing, and ROI comments were spot on. The ‘technobabble’ chapter was brilliant!” —Bill Frank, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Program Manager, Johnson & Johnson “If you want to be an analytical competitor, you’ve got to go well beyond business intelligence technology. Cindi Howson has wrapped up the needed advice on technology, organization, strategy, and even culture in a neat package. It’s required reading for quantitatively oriented strategists and the technologists who support them.” —Thomas H. Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor, Babson College and co-author, Competing on Analytics “Cindi has created an exceptional, authoritative description of the end-to-end business intelligence ecosystem. This is a great read for those who are just trying to better understand the business intelligence space, as well as for the seasoned BI practitioner.” —Sully McConnell, Vice President, Business Intelligence and Information Management, Time Warner Cable “Cindi’s book succinctly yet completely lays out what it takes to deliver BI successfully. IT and business leaders will benefit from Cindi’s deep BI experience, which she shares through helpful, real-world definitions, frameworks, examples, and stories. This is a must-read for companies engaged in – or considering – BI.” —Barbara Wixom, PhD, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research Expanded to cover the latest advances in business intelligence such as big data, cloud, mobile, visual data discovery, and in-memory computing, this fully updated bestseller by BI guru Cindi Howson provides cutting-edge techniques to exploit BI for maximum value. Successful Business Intelligence: Unlock the Value of BI & Big Data, Second Edition describes best practices for an effective BI strategy. Find out how to: Garner executive support to foster an analytic culture Align the BI strategy with business goals Develop an analytic ecosystem to exploit data warehousing, analytic appliances, and Hadoop for the right BI workload Continuously improve the quality, breadth, and timeliness of data Find the relevance of BI for everyone in the company Use agile development processes to deliver BI capabilities and improvements at the pace of business change Select the right BI tools to meet user and business needs Measure success in multiple ways Embrace innovation, promote successes and applications, and invest in training Monitor your evolution and maturity across various factors for impact Exclusive industry survey data and real-world case studies from Medtronic, Macy’s, 1-800 CONTACTS, The Dow Chemical Company, Netflix, Constant Contact, and other companies show successful BI initiatives in action. From Moneyball to Nate Silver, BI and big data have permeated our cultural, political, and economic landscape. This timely, up-to-date guide reveals how to plan and deploy an agile, state-of-the-art BI solution that links insight to action and delivers a sustained competitive advantage.

Datenanalyse mit Python

Auswertung von Daten mit Pandas, NumPy und IPython

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Author: Wes McKinney

Publisher: O'Reilly

ISBN: 3960102143

Category: Computers

Page: 542

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Erfahren Sie alles über das Manipulieren, Bereinigen, Verarbeiten und Aufbereiten von Datensätzen mit Python: Aktualisiert auf Python 3.6, zeigt Ihnen dieses konsequent praxisbezogene Buch anhand konkreter Fallbeispiele, wie Sie eine Vielzahl von typischen Datenanalyse-Problemen effektiv lösen. Gleichzeitig lernen Sie die neuesten Versionen von pandas, NumPy, IPython und Jupyter kennen.Geschrieben von Wes McKinney, dem Begründer des pandas-Projekts, bietet Datenanalyse mit Python einen praktischen Einstieg in die Data-Science-Tools von Python. Das Buch eignet sich sowohl für Datenanalysten, für die Python Neuland ist, als auch für Python-Programmierer, die sich in Data Science und Scientific Computing einarbeiten wollen. Daten und zugehöriges Material des Buchs sind auf GitHub verfügbar.Aus dem Inhalt:Nutzen Sie die IPython-Shell und Jupyter Notebook für das explorative ComputingLernen Sie Grundfunktionen und fortgeschrittene Features von NumPy kennenSetzen Sie die Datenanalyse-Tools der pandasBibliothek einVerwenden Sie flexible Werkzeuge zum Laden, Bereinigen, Transformieren, Zusammenführen und Umformen von DatenErstellen Sie interformative Visualisierungen mit matplotlibWenden Sie die GroupBy-Mechanismen von pandas an, um Datensätzen zurechtzuschneiden, umzugestalten und zusammenzufassenAnalysieren und manipulieren Sie verschiedenste Zeitreihen-DatenFür diese aktualisierte 2. Auflage wurde der gesamte Code an Python 3.6 und die neuesten Versionen der pandas-Bibliothek angepasst. Neu in dieser Auflage: Informationen zu fortgeschrittenen pandas-Tools sowie eine kurze Einführung in statsmodels und scikit-learn.

Visual Business Analytics

Effektiver Zugang zu Daten und Informationen

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Author: Jörn Kohlhammer,Dirk U. Proff,Andreas Wiener

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783864900440

Category: Business intelligence

Page: 218

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Enterprise Management with SAP SEM™/ Business Analytics

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Author: Marco Meier,Werner Sinzig,Peter Mertens

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540228066

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 219

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This updated second edition - now with new case studies - describes the methodology and implementation of a powerful tool for enterprise management. Practical examples show how SAP Strategic Enterprise Management/Business Analytics (SAP SEM/BA) can help to improve cross functional planning, reporting and analyzing. The text - ideally suited for practitioners - combines methodological management background and implemented solutions.

Predictive Analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning 2nd Edition

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Author: Valentine Fontama,Roger Barga,Wee Hyong Tok

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484212002

Category: Computers

Page: 291

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Predictive Analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning, Second Edition is a practical tutorial introduction to the field of data science and machine learning, with a focus on building and deploying predictive models. The book provides a thorough overview of the Microsoft Azure Machine Learning service released for general availability on February 18th, 2015 with practical guidance for building recommenders, propensity models, and churn and predictive maintenance models. The authors use task oriented descriptions and concrete end-to-end examples to ensure that the reader can immediately begin using this new service. The book describes all aspects of the service from data ingress to applying machine learning, evaluating the models, and deploying them as web services. Learn how you can quickly build and deploy sophisticated predictive models with the new Azure Machine Learning from Microsoft. What’s New in the Second Edition? Five new chapters have been added with practical detailed coverage of: Python Integration – a new feature announced February 2015 Data preparation and feature selection Data visualization with Power BI Recommendation engines Selling your models on Azure Marketplace

Business Intelligence

A Managerial Approach

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Author: Efraim Turban

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132478823

Category: Business intelligence

Page: 312

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As business intelligence (BI) evolves from an executive support tool to the primary system implemented in almost all medium and large companies, this text gives students the BI foundation needed to excel as a manager and decision maker.

Alle Vögel unter dem Himmel

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Author: Charlie Jane Anders

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104038384

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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›Alle Vögel unter dem Himmel‹ von Charlie Jane Anders ist vieles: ein magischer Science-Fiction-Roman, eine unvergessliche Liebesgeschichte zwischen einer Hexe und einem Nerd – und eine feinsinnige Bestandsaufnahme des modernen Lebens. Patricia Delfine merkt früh, dass sie eine Hexe ist. Schließlich kann sie mit den Vögeln sprechen – oder konnte es früher zumindest einmal (an jenem warmen Sommertag). Laurence Armstead ist ein Nerd: Schon als Highschool-Schüler erfindet er in seinem Kinderzimmer eine Zeitmaschine, die es ihm erlaubt, zwei Sekunden in die Zukunft zu reisen. Obwohl sie unterschiedlicher nicht sein könnten, werden sie schnell Freunde. Gegen Ende der Schulzeit verlieren sie sich aus den Augen, nur um sich einige Jahre später in San Francisco wiederzutreffen: Doch der Zeitpunkt ist denkbar ungünstig: Die Welt wird gerade von einer ökologischen Katastrophe heimgesucht: Ganze Regionen versinken im Meer, Flüchtlingsströme durchziehen die Welt. Wissenschaftler wie Hexen suchen nach einem Ausweg, können sich jedoch nicht einigen. Laurence und Patricia finden sich auf unterschiedlichen Seiten der Auseinandersetzung wieder und müssen sich fragen: Wem können wir trauen, wenn die Welt aus den Fugen gerät, dem Verstand oder dem Gefühl? »Was für ein großartiges Buch! Eine wunderbare Synthese aus Magie und Technik, Freude und Leid, Romantik und Weisheit. Ein absolutes Muss.« Lev Grossman Für Leser von Michael Chabon, Jonathan Lethem und Armistead Maupin