Publish date: May 1st 2008
Publisher: Soho Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
, World War II
Series: John Russell (#1)
Great start to the series. Lots more to go with the impending war. Definitely worth checking out.
A very compelling description of a time and place, with all the elements that make the central question so compelling, why in the world would anyone who had any kind of choice stay in Berlin in 1939? And Downing presents a plausible set of answers for the many characters introduced in the story, as...
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If you like Alan Furst you need to give David Downing a read...fast-paced, atmospheric...having visited Berlin shortly after the Wall came down, Downing's descriptions made me feel like I was back in the city.I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in espionage or Germany during ...
While this started slowly and the writing seemed a bit workman-like the suspense kept building and I really came to care about what happened to the various characters in this story set in 1939 Berlin.
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