In March 1943, inside Britain's code-breaking centre at Bletchley Park, cryptanalysts are facing their worst nightmare: Germany's U-boats have unexpectedly changed their Enigma cipher, and the Battle of the Atlantic suddenly hangs in the balance. By the author of Fatherland .
Robert Harris was a reporter on the BBC's Panorama and Newsnight programmes before becoming Political Editor of the Observer in 1987, and then a columnist on the Sunday Times. His five non-fiction books include Selling Hitler (1986), an account of the forging of Hitler's diaries. Fatherland (1992) was shortlist for the Whitbread First Novel prize, and was followed by Enigma (1995). His novels have sold six million copies worldwise and have been translated into 30 languages. He lives in Berkshire with his wife, Gill Hornby, and their three young children.