The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy
Released! 05/05/2015
The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy
by Henry Hemming
Hardcover

The untold story of an enigmatic genius who changed warfare forever

In the World War II era, Geoffrey Pyke was described as one of the world’s great minds—to rank alongside Einstein. Pyke was an inventor, adventurer, polymath, and unlikely hero of both world wars. He earned a fortune on the stock market, founded an influential pre-school, wrote a bestseller, and came up with the idea for the US and Canadian Special Forces. In 1942, he convinced Winston Churchill to build an... read more