Tag Archives: spies

Unsung Hero

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan was recommended to me by my niece Laura. It is an amazing true story about Pino Lella, a young Italian man who chauffeured a top Nazi general around Italy and neighboring countries during WWII. … Continue reading

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Secrets

The Pigeon Tunnel: stories from my life by John le Carré (David John Moore Cornwall) is an enlightening autobiography written by the well-known author of many popular espionage novels. During a short period in his life, the author was an … Continue reading

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J’accuse

The Spy:A Novel by Paulo Coelho is a short book based on the life of Mata Hari. Translated from the original Portuguese, it is an interesting story of a famous woman dancer who was executed as a spy in France … Continue reading

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Point of View

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 by Francine Prose is historical fiction about a group of people living in Paris prior to, during, and after World War II.   It took me a long time to read this 400+ … Continue reading

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Couture Collabos

In Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War, author Hal Vaughan presents a fascinating look into the wartime activities of Coco Chanel.  This novel served as timely, interesting reading during the Memorial Day Weekend when we honor Americans who died in … Continue reading

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