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Nuclear Nightmares: An Investigation Into Possible Wars
Nuclear Nightmares: An Investigation Into Possible Wars
By Nigel Calder
Viking, 1980, 168 pp

The former editor of New Scientist, having written on a variety of scientific subjects, now turns his attention to nuclear weapons. The result is disappointing. Although Calder has picked up many facts, his tone is too breathless and apocalyptic to be persuasive.