Four years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, East Germany was preparing for war. Wanting to prevent a war, Hans moves to stop the invasion. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, City of Spies finds startling relevance. Seen through the eyes of hans brandt, the struggle to peacefully end the Cold War presents a precarious balance of power, escalating tension between rival factions, and ultimately a race for personal survival.
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Hans discovers stasi colonel karl Scharf’s audacious plan to save the GDR — actually conquer West Berlin.
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Can they ever trust one another?the pair are drawn into a world of Nazi war criminals and sympathisers in Britain, double agents in the East and West and the rise of the Baader Meinhoff – urban terrorists threatening the West German state as Cold War tensions rise. The thrilling new novel with an astonishing twist from Alex Gerlis, the acclaimed author of The Best of Our Spies, The Swiss Spy and Vienna Spies.
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Cunning, ingenuity and the prospect of murder will become his increasingly desperate modus operandi. Meanwhile, haunted by his own memories of the horrors of war is pushing for peace, urged on by nationalist glory, a battle rages behind the scenes as the Foreign Secretary, while the Prime Minister, is willing to sacrifice lives to win an upcoming election.
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Hynd is a solid, dependable writer with enough literary flair to move him up a few notches above the Ludlums and Clancys of the world. He hears the confession of a dying man named leonard Rudawski, a former American diplomat, who bitterly questions the fate of Pavel Lukashenko, a would-be Soviet defector in Paris in 1965.
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Aficionados of that epoch will relish the authenticity of the novel, which reawakens the tensions and turbulence of the era, with its undercurrent of violence and fear. But the characters in the novel know none of this; for them, the events they are caught up in are frightening and bewildering, confronting them with dire choices and fearful consequences.
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