The Unlikely Spy (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Unlikely Spy Silva's stunning debut novel--a BOMC Selection that spent five weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list--tells an evocative, classic tale of espionage during World War II.
- Published: 01 April 2006
- Format: Paperback 752 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780451209306 ISBN 10: 0451209303
- Sales rank: 7,848
Full description for The Unlikely Spy
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...