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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
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Top Shelf though with a weak ending. - LibraryThing
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I am FINIIIIIISHED! I thought it didn't have an ending! I thought Neal Stephenson kept sneaking to my house and inserting more pages in the back while I was asleep! I thought he would never be ... Read full review

Review: Cryptonomicon (Cryptonomicon #1)

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Long, but oddly compelling. But LONG. JDN 2456753 PDT 10:31. A review of Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson The central feature of this novel, which you will find yourself always coming back to, is its ... Read full review

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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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