Codebreaker: The Untold Story of Richard Hayes
|author:||Marc McMenamin (2020)|
|date read:||6 November 2021 (did not finish)|
This book is the story of Richard Hayes, a Dublin librarian who was involved in code-breaking during the World War Two. I borrowed the audiobook when I saw it at the library, and what I listened to was very good – as well as Richard Hayes himself, it gives the broader context of espionage in Ireland during the war.
It’s very detailed, and unfortunately that scuppered me – I don’t think dense history is a good fit for me and audiobooks. I’d like to read this again, but in a written form, where I can take notes and skim back and forth quickly.
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