An Act of Treachery

An Act of Treachery

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Catherine Dessin, a young French girl living in Paris during the occupation, falls for an older, married German officer. The novel examines the tensions this causes within her family of patriots and resistance workers. Meanwhile Klaus, the German officer, who is Oxford educated and a professed Anglophile, faces his own moral dilemma as he comes to realise, through his love for Catherine and a tragedy in his own family, the true nature of the regime he is more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 280g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752848860
  • 9780752848860
  • 701,081

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All the events Ann did were excellent and we still have one more to go, Ottakar's in Bury St Edmonds on 15 April. We've had reviews in THE TIMES and THE GUARDIAN and just to recap on the publicity Ann did: THIS MORNING (ITV), THE ARTS PROGRAMME, (BBC Radio Scotland), BBC RADIO STOKE, BBC RADIO NORFOLK, BBCRADIO KENT, BBC RADIO LEEDS, BBC RADIO DEVON, FORTH FM and Cumbria Life. Still to happen are THE STEVE WRIGHT SHOW (BBC Radio 2) and LOOSE ENDS (BBC Radioshow more

About Ann Widdecombe

Tory MP for Maidstone. In John Major's Government she was Home Office Minister under Michael Howard. Shadow Home Secretary 1997-2001. Unmarried and a Roman Catholic convert. Has been writing since at school where she won essay prizes. Now writing third novel. Find out more at www.annwiddecombe.comshow more

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83 ratings
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4 37% (31)
3 25% (21)
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