'This terrific book' Lawrence Freedman
Foreign Affairs
‘the best thing I’ve read this year’ Lisa Jardine
'As good as The Strangest Man' Ian Thomson
Daily Telegraph
'This dazzling book' Piers Brendon
Guardian
'Remarkable and important' Claire Tomalin
'Superbly readable' Max Hastings
Sunday Times
'Terrific' Michael Frayn
‘Very fine’ Peter Forbes
Independent
'Superbly written' Paul Addison
Literary Review
'Engrossing' Nicholas Mancusi
Daily Beast
‘Splendid and original’ Bill Purdue
THE
‘Fresh & compelling ... a page-turner’ The Scotsman
'Written with
all of Farmelo’s characteristic rigour and panache’
Brian Cathcart
‘Farmelo
offers a fresh history of the development of atomic weapons’
Mary Jo Nye
'What a fantastic, compelling book!' Sir Michael Berry
'Enthralling' New Scientist
‘A major achievement’ Professor Peter Higgs
‘Farmelo does Dirac proud’ Martin Rees
‘This biography is a gift’ Louisa Gilder,
NYT