Fall of Man in Wilmslow

Fall of Man in Wilmslow

Book - 2016
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Mathematician Alan Turing is found dead in his home and it is widely assumed he has committed suicide, however Detective Constable Leonard Corell suspects greater forces are involved. His search for the truth leads to one of the most closely guarded secrets of the war, the Bletchley Park operation.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Viking, 2016.
Copyright Date: ♭2015
ISBN: 9780735232501
Characteristics: 353 pages
Additional Contributors: Goulding, George (Translator)


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Oct 28, 2017

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Sep 22, 2017

Pretty rugged reading. But fascinating biographical material mixed in to the plot in relation to Alan Turing. The author has done his research and turned up new information not revealed, for instance, in the movie The Imitation Game. But things do get bogged down in mathematical theory for long stretches. I skipped over that eventually. Did enjoy the protagonist, Leonard Corell, whom I was looking forward to seeing in a future novel. But the way the book ended, that probably won't happen. No, he had not passed away, just jumped ahead 30 years. Probably will look more into Alan Turing's life.

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