Author: Neal Stephenson
Paperback: 918 pages
ISBN: 0099410672
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As a geek I tend to get exceptionally annoyed with most films, books and TV shows as their depiction of technology is nearly always woefully inaccurate, Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon is a rare exception. The story bounces back and forth between World War II and the present day with the theme of encryption and privacy the connecting theme. A cracking good thriller!