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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Alan Turing: The Enigma (1983) is a biography of the British mathematician, codebreaker, and early computer scientist, Alan Turing (1912–1954) by Andrew Hodges. The book covers Alan Turing's life and work. The American 2014 film The Imitation Game is loosely based on the book, with dramatization.

Alan Turing: The Enigma
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AuthorAndrew Hodges
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
SubjectAlan Turing (1912–1954)
GenreBiography
Published1983 (Burnett Books/Hutchinson, UK & Simon & Schuster, USA)
Media typePrint (hardcover, paperback, audio)
Pages587
ISBN0-671-49207-1
OCLC11516745
510.92
LC ClassQA29.T8H63

Contents

EditionsEdit

The following editions of the book exist:[1]

Hardback
Paperback

New editions appeared in 2012, for the centenary of Turing's birth, and 2014, the year the film The Imitation Game was released.[2]

Audio

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InfluenceEdit

The book inspired the 2014 film The Imitation Game, directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.

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