Fall of Man in Wilmslow: The Death and Life of Alan Turing by David Lagercrantz

Fall of Man in Wilmslow: The Death and Life of Alan Turing

David Lagercrantz

368 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

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From the author of the #1 bestseller The Girl in the Spider's Web, an electrifying thriller that begins with Alan Turing's suicide and then opens out to take in a young detective's awakening to painful secrets about his own life--and the life of h...

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mysterious 100%
informative 83%
tense 33%
challenging 16%
dark 16%
emotional 16%
inspiring 16%
reflective 16%
sad 16%


slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

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