A gripping and page-turning thriller that explores themes of power, information, secrecy and war in the twentieth century.
Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that have shaped the past century.
He weaves together the cracking of the Axis codes during WWII and the quest to establish a free South East Asian 'data haven' for digital information in the present.
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Review: CryptonomiconUser Review - Sunny Graham - Goodreads
I hated this book and only finished reading it in the hopes that the ending would be satisfying. Boy was I dissappointed. Read full review
Review: CryptonomiconUser Review - Corrijean - Goodreads
Really good book. I found the descriptions of cryptography and computer geekery very compelling. Read full review