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

By Simon Singh

Rating: 4 stars

Subtitled “The secret history of codes and code-breaking”, this is a fascinating history of codes and ciphers throughout history, from mono-alphabetic to quantum cryptography. Throughout, the writing is clear and concise, with good explanations of sometimes difficult concepts, simplifying where necessary. Definitely recommended.

Book details

ISBN: 9780385495325
Publisher: Anchor
Year of publication: 1999

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