A Short Tale of Two Alans

Today’s Guardian has a short tale (less than a page) in the My Hero series. It’s by Alan Garner and reveals a connection between him and Alan Turing. Worth reading.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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2 Responses to A Short Tale of Two Alans

  1. Matt H says:

    I have long considered it one of history’s great ironies that if the UK security services had known Turing was gay in 1939, he would very probably not allowed to work on something so secret as codebreaking; preventing him from being part of the Bletchley Park effort could have been disastrous for Britain since Turing played such a crucial role in breaking German codes.

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