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Written by Alan Turing's nephew, this is more accessible than Hodges' comprehensive biography, and more up to date, as more documents as now available, and he was able to speak to some of those who knew his uncle. Even though Dermot Turing tells us Alan was little spoken of at home, the family connection does bring something extra to the narrative - and he is following in the footsteps of his father John and grandmother Sara in writing about this unusual genius.
Attitudes have evolved, too, so the occasional lapses of Hodges's account into outmoded terms aren't there to give the reader/listener an involuntary shiver from time to time.
The narrator is much better than Gordon Griffin, who tends to send me to sleep!
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