Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima Review


My guest post on Sabina’s blog: I tried to do a book review for Shockwave by Stephen Walker; one of the best books I have read so far. Check it out!

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After a year of posting book reviews for the Read Harder Challenge, it’s time to hear another voice discussing literature. Welcome Mayur Wadhwani of It’s Mayur Remember? for today’s guest post, a review of Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen Walker:

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Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima follows the footsteps of the first atomic bomb that was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It shows different narratives about the situation in Japan, an American bomb testing site, and with President Truman. Stephen Walker is a great storyteller; he takes history and designs it in such a fashion that the book is impossible to put down.

The book begins with the testing of a Plutonium bomb in the middle of New Mexico desert site and then perfectly continues to describe the various events that are happening around the world. He describes everything in such a way that makes something as…

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