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by Daniel Silva
Praise for The Unlikely Spy. "A satisfying and fast-paced World War II espionage thriller. -The San Francisco Examiner. This first work of fiction by journalist Daniel Silva puts him up there among the best of the spy writers. Abilene Reporter-News
Praise for The Unlikely Spy. Bodies pile up, and Silva keeps the suspense keen as the advantage shifts back and forth between the good guys and the Nazis. has clearly done his homework, mixing fact and fiction to delicious effect and building tension-with breathtaking double and triple turns of plot-like a seasoned pr. -People. Abilene Reporter-News. Praise for Daniel Silva's The English Assassin.
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 Unlikely Spy is a 1996 spy novel written by Daniel Silva, set during World War II. While some of the characters and events are fictional, the book is based on the real-life attempt by the Allies to use British intelligence to cover up the true p. . While some of the characters and events are fictional, the book is based on the real-life attempt by the Allies to use British intelligence to cover up the true plans for D-Day. The deception plan was called Operation Fortitude, and Double Cross also played a role. Specifically, the book has a backdrop (a subset of Fortitude referred to as Fortitude South). Very Good dust jacket. Against this backdrop comes Daniel Silva'sThe Unlikely Spy, a sophisticated and altogether exceptional World War II thriller. Internal SKU: B20E-00468. Based on fact, Silva's fast-paced novel moves effortlessly from the Berlin High Command's espionage centers to the U-boat-infested North Sea, from the privileged playgrounds of Long Island to Hyde Park's shadowy paths - a grand canvas of intrigue that sweeps the reader along in a breathtaking race against time.
While Silva employs multiple characters and settings, his key players are an English counterintelligence officer and . Both of those books were brilliant but on balance, I think that "The Unlikely Spy" is the best
While Silva employs multiple characters and settings, his key players are an English counterintelligence officer and a beautiful Nazi spy. Alfred Vicary is an academic recruited to work for MI. Both of those books were brilliant but on balance, I think that "The Unlikely Spy" is the best. We all know now that the Allied Forces were able to successfully confuse the D-Day landing location from Hitler. Thousands of deaths were possibly saved because Hitler concentrated his defensive forces around Calais and left the Normandy coast comparatively lightly defended.
The more he struggled, the deeper he descended. Each time he unearthed a new clue or lead he seemed to fall further behind. He was beginning to doubt his chances of ever catching the spies. The first message was from a German agent in Britain asking Berlin to begin making regular pickups. The second was from Hamburg to a German agent in Britain asking the agent to do just that.
The Unlikely Spy is an unlikely hit, for a mostly unknown author 'Daniel Silva' back in 1994
The Unlikely Spy is an unlikely hit, for a mostly unknown author 'Daniel Silva' back in 1994.
Daniel Silva The Unlikely Spy PREFACE PART ONE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 PART TWO 14 15 16 17 18 19 20.If Hitler's spies truly understood the purpose of Mulberry, they might very well know the most important secret of the war-the time and place of the Allied invasion of France.
Daniel Silva The Unlikely Spy PREFACE PART ONE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 PART TWO 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 PART THREE 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 PART FOUR 43 44 45 46 47 48 49. 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 PART FIVE 61 62 63 64 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Daniel Silva.