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The Resource Fall of man in Wilmslow, David Lagercrantz ; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding

Fall of man in Wilmslow, David Lagercrantz ; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding

Label
Fall of man in Wilmslow
Title
Fall of man in Wilmslow
Statement of responsibility
David Lagercrantz ; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding
Title variation
Death and life of Alan Turing
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  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Leonard Corell, a detective sergeant in the sleepy town of Wilmslow, is disillusioned with his lot. Trapped between professional stagnation and personal repression, he can't even work up the courage to ask out Julie, the pretty assistant at the tailor's. Tasked with investigating the suicide of a local recluse, Alan Turing, Corell is torn between admiration for the dead man's genius and disgust for his sexuality. In the face of opposition from his superiors, Corell continues to investigate the open-and-shut case, stumbling across forbidden knowledge about the marvels of Bletchley Park, and the horrors of its hero's downfall. As this succession of remarkable discoveries drives Corell to examine his own prejudice, he is rocked by two startling developments. His much-loved Aunt Vicky is exposed as a lesbian, and his increasingly hostile bosses are demanding he investigate rumours of homosexual activity in Wilmslow. To make matters worse, it seems Corell's questions might be answered sooner than he imagined..
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Summary
Mathematician Alan Turing is found dead in his home and it is widely assumed he has committed suicide, however Detective Constable Leonard Corell suspects greater forces are involved. His search for the truth leads to one of the most closely guarded secrets of the war, the Bletchley Park operation.
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Character
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10485730
Cataloging source
Nz
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Lagercrantz, David
Dewey number
839.7/38
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
LC call number
PT9877.22.A44
Literary form
fiction
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Goulding, George
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True
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  • Turing, Alan Mathison
  • Turing, Alan Mathison
  • Homosexuality
  • Suicide
  • Swedish fiction
  • Biographical fiction
  • Swedish fiction
  • Cold War
  • Suicide
  • Homosexuality
  • Biographical fiction
  • England
  • Wilmslow (England)
  • England
Target audience
adult
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the death and life of Alan Turing : a novel
Label
Fall of man in Wilmslow, David Lagercrantz ; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000054747491
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781848668911
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)905228351
Label
Fall of man in Wilmslow, David Lagercrantz ; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000054747491
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781848668911
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)905228351

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