Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

Thunderstruck

Erik Larson with Bob Balaban

11 hours, 56 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 96%
mysterious 45%
adventurous 38%
dark 38%
tense 21%
challenging 8%
reflective 8%
emotional 6%
inspiring 6%
sad 5%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 46%
slow 45%
fast 8%

Average rating

3.63

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