A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Publication Date: September 9, 2008
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"It takes a disciplined author to hide secrets within secrets. . . . And it takes ambition to apply such intricate storytelling to a sweeping plot."
— The NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing clues and coded messages. Out of the past another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fi ghters in Nazi-occupied Holland. His story is one of passion, love, jealousy, and tragedy, and unraveling it will transform Tamar's life. Mal Peet’s acclaimed novel is read by Anton Lesser, one of Britain's leading classical actors, and BATA-winning British actress Anna Maxwell Martin.
Mal Peet's first novel for young adults, KEEPER, won the prestigious Branford Boase Award and was selected by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults. He lives in Devon, England.