The Unlikely Spy (Gabriel Allon Novels) (Mass Market Paperbound)
Berkley Books, 9780451209306, 752pp.
Publication Date: May 6, 2003
#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva's celebrated debut novel, The Unlikely Spy, is "A ROLLER-COASTER WORLD WAR II ADVENTURE that conjures up memories of the best of Ken Follett and Frederick Forsyth" (The Orlando Sentinel)."In wartime," Winston Churchill wrote, "truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." For Britain's counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable--a history professor named Alfred Vicary, handpicked by Churchill himself to expose a highly dangerous, but unknown, traitor. The Nazis, however, have also chosen an unlikely agent. Catherine Blake is the beautiful widow of a war hero, a hospital volunteer--and a Nazi spy under direct orders from Hitler: uncover the Allied plans for D-Day...
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Praise For The Unlikely Spy (Gabriel Allon Novels)…
"Evocative...memorable...a classic World War II espionage tale." - Washington Post
"Silva keeps the suspense keen." - Los Angeles Times
"A roller-coaster World War II adventure that conjures up memories of the best of Ken Follett and Frederick Frosyth." - Orlando Sentinel