Material from function theory up to residue calculus is covered here in a lively and vivid style. Also included is ample discussion of the historical evolution of the theory, biographical sketches of important contributors, and citations (original language together with English translation) from their classical works. Students making their way into a classical area of mathematics will find Theory of Complex Functions very useful. It includes many examples and practice exercises, and offers quick access to essential results. Teachers and mathematicians will also enjoy reading this book.