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The Unlikely Spy (Paperback, New Ed)

Daniel Silva

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British intelligence has successfully uncovered all of the German agents sent into Britain. Those who have not been executed have been 'turned' and are manipulated by the Allies to deceive their masters. Not one has breached British security undetected, or so they thought. An unlikely source reveals the existence of 'sleeper' agents from an uncompromised German network. A game of cat and mouse ensues as the agents ain to steal the secret of the Allied invasion that could win the war for Germany, whilst MI5 desperately seeks to capture them. Careful strategy develops into a full blown and furious chase as the outcome of the war hangs in the balance. Silva has constructed an excellent spy thriller. Events are seen from various perspectives including the Allied and German military, the British secret service, various rival factions of the German intelligence service, civilian conscripts and innocent victims. An intelligently written spy novel, offering an interesting variety of content with a constantly shifting level of tension and empathy. (Kirkus UK)
A tale of spies and betrayal in the Second World War. Germany, 1944. The Allied invasion is not far away, and the high command desperately need to know where it will take place. It is time to activate one of Hitler's last spies in Britain - Catherine Blake, a sleeper planted before the war and awaiting orders ...British intelligence also has its orders, and academic Alfred Vicary has been recruited by Churchill himself to carry them out. It is his job to find Catherine and stop her before it is too late. But whose side are his own people on?

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Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: July 1999
Authors: Daniel Silva
Dimensions: 178 x 111 x 40mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Mass Market
Pages: 559
Edition: New Ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-7528-2690-5
Barcode: 9780752826905
Categories: Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Adventure / thriller > Espionage & spy thriller
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LSN: 0-7528-2690-5

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