Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

Thunderstruck

Erik Larson with Tony Goldwyn

12 hours, 2 minutes first pub 2006 (editions)

nonfiction history science true crime challenging informative mysterious slow-paced

Description

The interwoven stories of two men whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time - Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communicat...

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Moods

informative 94%
mysterious 42%
dark 40%
adventurous 38%
tense 26%
challenging 8%
sad 8%
emotional 7%
inspiring 6%
reflective 6%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 42%
fast 7%

Average rating

3.64

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