Alan Turing: The Enigma
|Subject||Alan Turing (1912–1954)|
|Published||1983 (Burnett Books/Hutchinson, UK & Simon & Schuster, USA)|
|Media type||Print (hardcover, paperback, audio)|
Alan Turing: The Enigma (1983) is a biography of the British mathematician, codebreaker, and early computer scientist, Alan Turing (1912–1954) by Andrew Hodges. The book covers Alan Turing's life and work. The 2014 film The Imitation Game is loosely based on the book, with dramatization.
The following editions of the book exist:
- UK: Counterpoint (Alan Turing: The Enigma of Intelligence, without photographs)
- US: Touchstone Books
- UK: Vintage Books (1992–2012, including the 2012 centenary edition)
- US: Walker Books (2000–2005)
- US: Princeton University Press (2014)
The book has been widely reviewed by newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Independent, Los Angeles Times, Nature, New Statesman, New Yorker, The New York Times, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Sunday Times, Time Out, Times Literary Supplement, The Wall Street Journal.
- "Alan Turing: The Enigma". www.turing.org.uk. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
- "Alan Turing: The Enigma – The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game – Andrew Hodges". UK: Penguin. 13 November 2014. Archived from the original on 9 January 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
- "Alan Turing: The Enigma". Audible.co.uk. Audible Inc. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
- Hirst, Christopher (15 June 2012). "Alan Turing: The Enigma, By Andrew Hodges". The Independent.
- McKay, Sinclair (9 November 2012). "On ciphers and codebreakers during World War II and after". The Wall Street Journal.