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Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Yarahashimoto - Goodreads

One of my all-time favorite books which I have read many time in sections. Easy to read prose, and explanations, interesting anecdotes to illustrate and well researched material, make this highly enjoyable and informative. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

One of my all-time favourites. Great overview about codes and cryptography throughout history all the way to cutting-edge stuff at the time of writing. Singh finds a way to keep the story interesting while explaining the codes very well at the same time. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Jesse Voet - Goodreads

Well written book, which gives a short summarised history of cryptography, in a format which is understandable for a broad audience, more than just computer specialists alone. The focus is more on the ... Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Jenni Lithgow - Goodreads

This book was terrible. Completely boring, and HORRIBLY written. This author should be given a restraining order against all writing implements. I couldn't even finish the book! Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Eliav - Goodreads

Understandable simplifying explanations for complex concepts of ciphering. Loved it. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Richard Harris - Goodreads

fascinating! Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - William - Goodreads

A good read to get the basic history of cryptography and cryptanalysis. However, if you want a deep dive into the technical details of those subjects, this isn't the book for you. You get some of that but at a high level. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Norm - Goodreads

Very readable, and well written; great combination of history, theory, and even some suspense. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Joakim Vindenes - Goodreads

This book is so amazing. Nothing more to say. Also more relevant than ever now that the Imitation Game is out. So interesting to read what came out of the mind of those geniuses, Alan Turing being one of the best. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Jesse Cambon - Goodreads

A fascinating book that touches on math, history, and technology as it uncovers the evolution of cryptography. Read full review


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