Company of Strangers (Paperback)

Author: Wilson, Robert

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Award-winning novelist Robert Wilson transcends the genre of spy novels in this thrilling page-turner that also an imaginative and affecting tale of romance which begins in Portugal during World War II. A "Los Angeles Times" Best Book of the Year.

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Publisher Lightning Source Inc
Mfg Part# 9780156027106
SKU 30995833
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0156027100
Release Date 4/16/2007
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Annotation In 1944 Lisbon, British intelligence agent Andrea Aspinalt and German attache Karl Voss (who is secretly working against the Nazis) find their lives intersecting among wartime intrigues and eerie occurrences.
Editors Note Math prodigy Andrea Aspinalt vanishes from her first assignment for the British secret service, using a Nazi traitor's identity and memories to create a new life for herself.
Editors Note 2 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.
Editors Note 3 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.
Editors Note 4 Math prodigy Andrea Aspinall vanishes from her first assignment for the British secret service, using a Nazi traitor's identity and memories to recreate a new life for herself. By the author of A Small Death in Lisbon. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
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