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Simon Singh

Simon Singh is the author of Fermat’s Enigma and The Code Book. He lives in London.

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The Code Book
Written by Simon Singh
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2000
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-49532-5 (0-385-49532-3)

In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who... Read more






Fermat's Enigma
Written by Simon Singh, Foreword by John Lynch
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49362-8 (0-385-49362-2)

xn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, ...no solution

"I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain."

With these words, the seventeenth-century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations.  What came to be known as... Read more





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