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I was bored to death for the first 80 pages, at one time thinking I wouldn't even finish the book.
He has a way of drawing the reader into the story, into the minds of his characters, who just happened to be real people.
The book is about Marconi and his invention of wireless and about Dr. Crippen who murdered his wife.
I love Erik Larson's writing style. Rich with detail but never boring, he weaves history and science together seamlessly in this true story of the birth of wireless communication. Read morePublished 16 hours ago by jan
I felt like I was there in person with Marconi and Crippen, perhaps even one of the neighbors! Excellent read!Published 19 hours ago by Happy Grandma
March 2, 2015
A Review by Anthony T. Riggio of the book Thunderstruck by Erick Larson
This was a marvelous book connecting two parallel events of the early... Read more
2 stories in one book, not really connected until the end of the book.Published 3 days ago by Roberta Vernon
Thunderstruck is the dual story of Marconi and his wireless, and HH Crippen. It's well written, incredibly detailed, and in the end, I walked away from the book with more... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Sarah
Larson is a genius at story telling, compelling the reader to stay until finished ... And then want more. Read morePublished 4 days ago by S. Lowery
He is such a great writer. The story was a good read. Like the way he has two stories going at the same time.