iamnothamlet’s #CBR5 Review #8: Thunderstruck by Erik Larson


Erik Larson is most famous for his book Devil in the White City, but that wasn’t the one sitting on the free books table at my office. Thunderstruck tells two stories, which don’t seem particularly intertwined until the very end of the book, when what had theretofore been a somewhat tedious examination becomes a gripping potboiler.

Thunderstruck forms around two men, Guglielmo Marconi, the man who invented wireless telegraphy, and Hawley Harvey Crippen, an American expatriate who committed one of the most infamous British murders this side of Jack the Ripper.

Read the rest of my review at: http://iamnotprincehamlet.blogspot.com/

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