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Author: Robert Harris
"LITERATE AND SAVVY . . . BRIMS WITH WARTIME INTRIGUE." — --The Washington Post Book World — England 1943. Much of the infamous Nazi Enigma code has been cracked. But Shark, the impenetrable operational cipher used by Nazi U-boats, has masked the Germans' movements, allowing them to destroy a record number of Allied vessels. Feeling that the blood...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780804115483
ISBN-10: 0804115486
Publication Date: 9/1/1996
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 57 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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A wonderful, intriguing book that is based on true events from WWII. This book revolves around the true events of the German Enigma code, U-boats in the Atlantic, and the Bletchley Park cryptographers. This is, however, a fictional story with themes of romance and treason. I've heard this author compared to John LeCarre, so if you like his books, you may also enjoy this one.
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Much better than the movie!
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Set during WWII, Harris's latest thriller concerns the British attempt to crack the Nazis' secret codes.
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Intriguing story of WWII code breakers