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The Resource The fall of man in Wilmslow : the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel, David Lagercrantz

The fall of man in Wilmslow : the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel, David Lagercrantz

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The fall of man in Wilmslow : the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel
Title
The fall of man in Wilmslow
Title remainder
the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel
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David Lagercrantz
Title variation
Death and life of Alan Turing
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  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
"An electrifying thriller that opens with Alan Turing's suicide, and then opens out to take in a young detective's awakening to painful secrets about his own life and the life of his country. It's 1954. Several English nationals have defected to the USSR, while a witch-hunt for homosexuals rages across Britain. In these circumstances, no one is surprised when a mathematician by the name of Alan Turing, is found dead in his home: it is widely assumed that he committed suicide, unable to cope with the humiliation of a criminal conviction for homosexuality. But young Detective Sergeant Leonard Corell, who had always dreamt of a career in higher mathematics, suspects greater forces are involved. In the face of opposition from his superiors, he begins to assemble the pieces of a puzzle that lead him to one of the most closely guarded secrets of the war: the Bletchley Park operation to crack the Nazis' Enigma Code. But he is also about to be rocked by two startling developments in his own life, one of which will find him being pursued as a threat to national security."--
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Lagercrantz, David,
Dewey number
839.73/8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT9877.22.A44
LC item number
S9613 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Turing, Alan Mathison
  • Mathematicians
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The fall of man in Wilmslow : the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel, David Lagercrantz
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781101946695
Lccn
2015037014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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  • ocn929985236
  • (OCoLC)929985236
  • 1583419
Label
The fall of man in Wilmslow : the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel, David Lagercrantz
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781101946695
Lccn
2015037014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn929985236
  • (OCoLC)929985236
  • 1583419

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