L'uomo di Pietroburgo by Ken Follett (1982)
This thriller takes us in 1914. England and France prepare their defenses against a belligerent Germany. Both sides need Russia. The Earl of Warden and Churchill are negotiating a secret alliance with the Russian Tsar envoy. The revolutionaries in Russia think differently and will act accordingly....Continua
This book was a good mix of historical fiction and thriller set in the months leading up to World War I. Though the characters at times seemed two-dimensional, the relationships and events made them come alive now and again.