In Berlin, where neither side of the wall is safe, Colonel Stok of Red Army Security is prepared to sell an important Russian scientist to the West--for a price.
British intelligence is willing to pay, providing its own top secret agent is in Berlin to act as go-between. But it soon becomes apparent that behind the facade of an elaborate mock funeral lies a game of deadly maneuvers and ruthless tactics. A game in which the bloodstained legacy of Nazi Germany is enmeshed in the intricate moves of cold war espionage...
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'Brilliant, bright and wicked' - Vogue
'A most impressive book in whivh the tension, more like a chronic ache than a sharp stab of pain, never lets go' - The Standard
'A ferociously cool fable, even better than The Spy Who Came In From, the Cold' - NEW YORK TIMES
'Funerial in Berlin... is splendid' - DAILY TELEGRAPHAbout the Author:
Born in London, Len Deighton served in the RAF before graduating from the Royal College of Art (which recently elected him a Senior Fellow). While in New York City working as a magazine illustrator he began writing his first novel, The Ipcress File, which was published in 1962. He is now the author of more than thirty books of fiction and non-fiction. At present living in Europe, he has, over the years, lived with his family in ten different countries from Austria to Portugal.
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110224608444
Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0224608444
Book Description Jonathan Cape. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0224608444 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1903642