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Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Jonathan Cape)

Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Jonathan Cape)

A story of discovery, secrecy, impossible choices and unimaginable destruction: a biography of one of the most contentious and important figures of the twentieth century, Robert Oppenheimer, telling the story of his life and the first atomic bomb.

About the Author

Ray Monk

Ray Monk is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius for which he won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Duff Cooper Award, and Bertrand Russell: The Spirit of Solitude. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.

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