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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.
Similar in historical thrill as The Devil in the White City also by Larson.. Immensely good read!! Will keep you wanting more..Published 1 day ago by S. Gutierrez
Another wonderful book by Eric Larsen who combines layers of history from separate events that come together to a dramatic conclusion. Excellent again.Published 3 days ago by Erla Godwin
If you like history and detail, then you will like this book.Published 5 days ago by Rosemary Murphy
Three stars. Not the best of Eric Larsen but still quite worthwhile. Love his intense research and attention to detail -- on to the next me...Published 16 days ago by Joe smith
Fascinating. A personal look into the lives of the men who made things happen.Published 18 days ago by BHM
This was a very entertaining and informative book which integrated both the stories of early wireless communication and a murder that took place in the same time frame. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Kevin O'Brien
another terrific book from the author of devil in the white city, blending great historical events (in this case marconi's development of radio) with man's basest instinct... Read morePublished 23 days ago by merlin david