A novel following the life of a Spanish woman’s journey from her humble beginnings as a poor seamstress, to an English spy during World War II.
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A thriller following a black ops specialist, with brain damage, trying to survive a pirate attack on a ship, while contemplating her life, motherhood, & career
Anatole France (16 April, 1844 – 12 October, 1924) was a poet, journalist, bibliophile and a Nobel Prize in Literature winning novelist from France.
Virginia Hall is an American from Baltimore, for her France is a second home. Virginia volunteers to work with the SOE and the OSS to coordinate the response of the French Resistance with the Allies, prior to D-Day.
I enjoyed this book very much, it was fast paced, well written, and a lot of fun to read. A novel mixing up family drama and espionage – who could ask for more?
This was a surprising book, unlike many of the espionage novels I’ve read before. The story takes place over 70+ years in which the protagonist finds himself on the edge of history, like many of us do.
To my surprise, this techno-fiction book became, about half way in, a world spanning espionage and intrigue story. Everything is drive, of course, by this new technology that would set the world into a new age that everyone wants to get their hands on.
Milo Weaver, the reluctant spy, finds himself facing a CIA analyst about 10 years after the Department of Tourism, CIA’s silent assassins, was disbanded. The two find themselves on the run when a new breed of Tourists tries to kill them both.
Milo Weaver is back home after linking the Chinese government to the destruction of CIA’s Tourism Department. Instead of spending his life with his family
Just as Cervantes’ Don Quichotte made fun of the junk-culture in his era, Mr. Rushdie goes to a literary war with the garbage that Americans are inundated with