Turing: The Tragic Life of Alan Turing
by Fergus Mason
Hundreds of movies and thousands of books have been written about the heroes of World War II. For dozens of years, however, few people knew about one of the greatest heroes of the war—a mild-mannered, eccentric mathematician from the University of Cambridge.
This man, an undeniable genius whose later life was plagued by controversy and tragedy, probably played a greater role in the eventual Alli