Occupied Brittany, 1940...Hearne looked at the unfamiliar watch on his wrist. Three hours ago he had stood on English soil and had been Martin Hearne, now he was Bertrand Corlayy, with twenty-six years of another man's life reduced to headings and sub-headings in his memory. From now on he would have to speak and think in French!
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Helen MacInnes (1907-1985) was the Scottish-born American author of 21 spy novels. Dubbed "the queen of spy writers", her books have sold more than 25 million copies in the United States alone and have been translated into over 22 languages. Several of her books have been adapted into films, such as Above Suspicion (1943), with Joan Crawford, and The Salzburg Connection (1972).
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Book Description Fontana, Glasgow. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Ohne Schutzumschlag. Helen MacInnes - Assignment in Brittany, 318 S., Taschenbuch, FONTANA, vom Verlag bezogen, Seiten durch Lagerung leicht vergilbt, ungelesen. He stared at the unfamiliar watch on his wrist. Three hours ago he had stood on English soil. Three hours ago he had been Martin Hearne, British Intelligence agent. Now he was in Nazi-occupied Brittany, posing as Bertrand Corlay, with the Frenchman's life to headings in his memory. He looked down at the faded uniform which had once been Corlay's, felt once more for the papers in the inside pocket. He was ready. From now on he was one step away from death. Bookseller Inventory # 002542