This is one history book that reads more like a spy thriller. It’s the story of the atom bomb, perhaps the most destructive weapon known to mankind. Get ready for a wild ride with genius inventors, spies, counterspies, and powerful politicians — all players in this piece of 20th century history. And hold on as you follow the true twists, turns, and treachery in this exciting account of how the atom bomb came to be. A great read!
Book reviewed by Mary Ann S., Assistant Head of Youth Services