The Unlikely Spy

The Unlikely Spy

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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, a beautiful widow of a war hero, a hospital volunteer-and a Nazi spy under direct orders from Hitler to uncover the Allied plans for D-Day...

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  • Paperback | 752 pages
  • 108 x 196 x 48mm | 521.63g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Signet
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0451209303
  • 9780451209306
  • 9,760

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Breathtaking. ("People") Briskly suspenseful. ("New York Times") Evocative...memorable...a classic World War II espionage tale. ("Washington Post")

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About Daniel Silva

Daniel Silva is the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Unlikely Spy," "The Mark of the Assassin," "The Marching Season," "The Kill Artist," "The English Assassin, The Confessor, A Death in Vienna, Prince of Fire, The Messenger, The Secret Servant," "Moscow Rules" and "The Defector." He is married to NBC News Today correspondent Jamie Gangel. They have two children, Lily and Nicholas. In 2009 Silva was appointed to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council.

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