Fall of man in Wilmslow
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From the author of the #1 best seller The Girl in the Spider’s Web—an electrifying thriller that begins with Alan Turing’s suicide and plunges into a post-war Britain of immeasurable repression, conformity and fear   June 8, 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 in the sleepy suburb of Wilmslow. It is widely assumed that he has committed suicide, unable to cope with the humiliation of a criminal conviction for gross indecency. But a young detective constable, Leonard Corell, who once dreamed 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 encryption code. Stumbling across evidence of Turing’s genius, and sensing an escape from a narrow life, Corell begins to dig deeper. But in the paranoid, febrile atmosphere of the Cold War, loose cannons cannot be tolerated and Corell soon realizes he has much to learn about the dangers of forbidden knowledge.He is also about to be rocked by two startling developments in his own life, one of which will find him targeted as a threat to national security.
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Book
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First United States edition.
Physical Desc:
353 pages ; 25.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101946695 (hardcover), 1101946695 (hardcover)

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"This is Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
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"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.."--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lagercrantz, D., & Goulding, G. (. (2016). Fall of man in Wilmslow. First United States edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lagercrantz, David and George (Translator), Goulding. 2016. Fall of Man in Wilmslow. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lagercrantz, David and George (Translator), Goulding, Fall of Man in Wilmslow. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

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Lagercrantz, David,, and George (Translator) Goulding. Fall of Man in Wilmslow. First United States edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. Print.

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