Fall of Man in Wilmslow

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Manufacturer: Quercus Publishing Plc

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A powerful tale of honour, prejudice and the twentieth century's most maltreated hero June 8, 1954. Alan Turing, the visionary mathematician, is found dead at his home in sleepy Wilmslow, dispatched by a poisoned apple. Taking the case, Detective Constable Leonard Corell quickly learns Turing is a convicted homosexual. Confident it's a suicide, he is nonetheless confounded by official secrecy over Turing's war record. What is more, Turing's sexuality appears to be causing alarm among the intelligence services - could he have been blackmailed by Soviet spies? Stumbling across evidence of Turing's genius, and sensing an escape from a narrow life, Corell soon becomes captivated by Turing's brilliant and revolutionary work, and begins to dig deeper. But in the paranoid, febrile atmosphere of the Cold War, loose cannons cannot be tolerated. As his innocent curiosity fast takes him far out of his depth, Corell realises he has much to learn about the dangers of forbidden knowledge.
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Druh sortimentu Kniha
Autor David Lagercrantz
Značka Quercus Publishing Plc
Rok vydání 2015
Pořadí vydání 1. vydání
Vazba Brožovaná bez přebalu lesklá
Počet stran 368
EAN 9781848668911
Interní kód 0191485
Produktový manažer Kristina Uvírová (kristina.uvirova@knihcentrum.cz)
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