The Spy Who Longed for Home

2 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780312029869: The Spy Who Longed for Home
Language Notes:

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Norwegian

From Publishers Weekly:

Understatement rather than linguistic fireworks enhances the breathtaking moments in this award-winner by Norwegian journalist Spang. In Cowlishaw's excellent translation, readers feel the turmoil rising in Anders Berger after his defection from Norway to Russia. Subjected to grueling inquisitions, Berger fears for his life and wants to return home; even though the KGB holds him a virtual prisoner, he manages a tentative contact with his embassy in Moscow. As the circuitous paths of espionage agents intertwine, attention turns from Berger to those who will decide his fate, and why. Among others are his Soviet lover, psychologist Rita Tsvetkova and, in Oslo, secret agent Peter Nordheim, who had exposed the traitor but becomes involved in his plan to return. Then there is the deep-cover operator, "Sandersen," posing in Norway as a taxi driver while awaiting the Red Army's invasion. This is a topflight thriller, authentically based on alarming intelligence gathering.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Michael G. Spang
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312029861 ISBN 13: 9780312029869
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Silver Arch
(St Louis, MO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0312029861I3N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 11.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Spang, Michael Grundt
Published by St. Martin's, NY (1989)
ISBN 10: 0312029861 ISBN 13: 9780312029869
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
John Bale Books LLC
(Waterbury, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's, NY, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: 4. Dust Jacket Condition: 4. First Edition. Very Good in Very Good jacket null Light rubbing to edges of dj. Book. Bookseller Inventory # Dp104658

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 8.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Michael Grundt Spang
Published by St Martins Pr (1989)
ISBN 10: 0312029861 ISBN 13: 9780312029869
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St Martins Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0312029861

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 12.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds