Book Reviews of Enigma

Author: Robert Harris
ISBN-13: 9780804115483
ISBN-10: 0804115486
Publication Date: 9/1/1996
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 54 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
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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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Englang 1943. A crack team has broken the Nazi Enigma code. Suspenseful and Fascnating. A very good read.
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Interesting WWII story set in England. older cover than shown, I bought used.
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Good historical thriller
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High Intrigue...Suspense to the end.
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Exciting WWII spy novel.
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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
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Much better than the movie!
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England 1943. Much of the infamous Nazi Enigma code has been cracked. But Shark, the impenetrable cipher used by Nazi U-boats, has masked the Germans' movements, allowing them to destroy Allied vessels. Now a top-secret team of British cryptographers works feverishly around the clock to break Shark. And when brilliant mathematician Tom Jericho succeeds, it is the stuff of legend.

Until the unthinkable happens: the Germans change the code. As an Allied convoy crosses the U-boat-infested North Jericho's ex-lover disappears amid accusations that she is a Nazi Jericho strains his last resources to break Shark again, he cannot escape the ultimate truth: There is a traitor among them.