Cryptonomicon

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Random House, May 31, 2012 - Fiction - 928 pages
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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. Weaving 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, Cryptonomicon explores themes of power, information, secrecy and war in the twentieth century in a gripping and page-turning thriller.

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His prose and humor are great. - LibraryThing
The writing was so lazy at times, I was amazed. - LibraryThing
It is engaging and could be called a page turner. - LibraryThing
Top Shelf though with a weak ending. - LibraryThing
Loses a half star for the ending - LibraryThing

Review: Cryptonomicon (Cryptonomicon #1)

User Review  - Ashwin Ravikumar - Goodreads

Ridiculously fun. Doesn't really quite have an ending, but the ride's amazing. As is typical, Stephenson somehow manages to drive extremely fun stories without having particularly deep/relateable ... Read full review

Review: Cryptonomicon (Cryptonomicon #1)

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Slow start, after it got going it finished strong Read full review

About the author (2012)

Neal Stephenson is the author of six novels and co-author (with Frederick George) of two more. He lives in Seattle.

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