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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The stifling summer streets of Lisbon are teeming with spies and informers when Andrea Aspinall, an English mathematician turned spy, disappears under a new identity. Military attaché Karl Voss, experienced in the illusions of intrigue, arrives in Lisbon under the German Legation, though he is secretly working against the Nazis so that atomic and rocket technology do not find their way into Hitler's hands.

In the lethal tranquility of a corrupted paradise Andrea and Karl meet and attempt to find love. Tragically, a night of violence leaves Andrea the keeper of a secret that triggers a lifelong addiction to the clandestine world. From Portugal to England and finally Cold War Berlin, she gradually discovers that the deepest secrets aren't held by governments, but by those closest to you.

Award-winning novelist Robert Wilson transcends the genre of spy novels in The Company of Strangers, a thrilling page-turner yet also an imaginative and affecting tale of romance.

Review:

"[A] tense thriller....Wilson's spare prose style never becomes skeletal, and the characters, while lightly sketched, remain believable." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Wilson writes a gripping espionage thriller that will keep readers guessing from beginning to end." Booklist

Review:

"Absorbing and brilliantly written." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"Complex, chilling, and cleverly written....A beguiling story of lost loves, intrigue, [and] double agents." Chicago Tribune

Review:

"A sweeping novel of international espionage." Denver Post

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"A nearly perfect thriller...insightful and enthralling." Rocky Mountain News

Review:

"A plotter's delight....[Wilson] creates an intriguing moral maze for his heroine to negotiate." The Guardian (London)

Synopsis:

In the clandestine world of 1944 Lisbon, a man and a woman discover the perilous consequences of love in war, understand the true meaning of betrayal, and share a secret so dangerous and so intimate that it could save or destroy them both.

About the Author

Robert Wilson is the author of five previous novels, including A Small Death in Lisbon, which won the Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year from Britain's Crime Writers Association. He lives with his wife in an isolated farmhouse in Portugal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425199909
Author:
Wilson, Robert
Publisher:
Berkley
Author:
Wilson, Robert C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20050104
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
6.78x4.18x1.26 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 480 pages Berkley Publishing Group - English 9780425199909 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "[A] tense thriller....Wilson's spare prose style never becomes skeletal, and the characters, while lightly sketched, remain believable." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "Wilson writes a gripping espionage thriller that will keep readers guessing from beginning to end."
"Review" by , "Absorbing and brilliantly written."
"Review" by , "Complex, chilling, and cleverly written....A beguiling story of lost loves, intrigue, [and] double agents."
"Review" by , "A sweeping novel of international espionage."
"Review" by , "A nearly perfect thriller...insightful and enthralling."
"Review" by , "A plotter's delight....[Wilson] creates an intriguing moral maze for his heroine to negotiate."
"Synopsis" by , In the clandestine world of 1944 Lisbon, a man and a woman discover the perilous consequences of love in war, understand the true meaning of betrayal, and share a secret so dangerous and so intimate that it could save or destroy them both.
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