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It is 1939. Eva Delectorskaya is a beautiful 28-year-old Russian emigree living in Paris. As war breaks out she is recruited for the British Secret Service by Lucas Romer, a mysterious Englishman, and under his tutelage she learns to become the perfe ...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/01/16


Ha scritto il 21/09/13
Great Story
I picked this up having read other books by the same author, but not realising I had seen the TV movie. I enjoyed it, but knowing what happened sort of spoiled it a bit for me. The idea is well developed and the scenes well crafted. I believed in the...Continua
Hélène Wilkinson
Ha scritto il 07/07/13
Rule N°3 of happy reading: always give an author another chance to please
Restless was the second William Boyd I read, and I much preferred it to the first one, which was Brazzaville Beach. I saw the BBC adaptation first and enjoyed it (despite not liking Charlotte Rampling much, I have to admit she did a good job of the o...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/04/09
Thriller combining WW2 spy games with the gradual revealing of the mysteries of a mother's past. Satisfying focus on spy-craft and other espionage minutia, LeCarre style. I would have liked more of the historical story (the mother) but the balance w...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/06/08
A quick and v. satisfying spy thriller. Not that anything in particular was ever resolved, but seeing the progression of a spy's life and all it's implications v. interesting. Ultimately it's about the lies that are woven and how one lives with them....Continua
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Ha scritto il Feb 07, 2009, 18:13
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Ha scritto il Feb 07, 2009, 18:12
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