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Discover The Computers That Made Britain

By Ian Dransfield. Posted

We've got a brand new book out: The Computers That Made Britain - a deep-dive look behind the home computer boom of the 1980s that brought us machines like the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, and Commodore 64.

Written by Tim Danton, the 300-page hardback tells the story of some 19 computers - what they were, how they came to be, the behind-the-scenes tales and more. Featuring interviews with people involved at the time, you'll discover the tales of missed deadlines, technical faults, business interference, and the unheralded geniuses who brought to the UK everything from the Dragon 32 and ZX81, to the Amstrad CPC 464 and Commodore Amiga.

Pick up your hardback copy of the book right here - also available as a free/pay-what-you-want PDF: https://wfmag.cc/ctmb

Best-selling author and journalist Stuart Turton says:

"The Computers that Made Britain is one of the best things I’ve read this year. It’s an incredible story of eccentrics and oddballs, geniuses and madmen, and one that will have you pining for a future that could have been. It’s utterly astonishing."

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