The Company of Strangers

The Company of Strangers

The Company of Strangers

Robert Wilson

The award-winning writer of A Small loss of life in Lisbon brings an exhilarating richness to the lengthy shadow of evil during this crackling new novel of spycraft and overseas intrigue.

Lisbon, 1944:
Andrea Aspinall, plucked out of academia through British intelligence in order that her mathematical wisdom will help searching for atomic secrets and techniques, disappears lower than a brand new identification in Lisbon, the place such secrets and techniques are simply obtained and bought.
Karl Voss, already skilled within the illusions of intrigue while he arrives in Lisbon, is an attache on the German Legation, notwithstanding he's secretly operating opposed to the Nazis to rescue Germany from annihilation.

After an evening of bad violence, Andrea creates a kinfolk for herself from Voss's reminiscence and the clandestine international they knew. In Portugal, in England, and within the cold global of chilly struggle Berlin, she discovers that the inner most secrets and techniques are not held by way of governments-and that loss of life is a relative time period. within the corporation of Strangers, Robert Wilson takes the chilling irony of "secret intelligence" to a brand new and extra poignant human point, as he exhibits that the center is either extra realizing and extra secretive than the mind.

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