By C.J. Sansom
C.J. SANSOM REWRITES historical past IN an exciting NOVEL THAT DARES to visualize BRITAIN lower than THE THUMB OF NAZI GERMANY.
1952. Twelve years have handed considering that Churchill misplaced to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. the worldwide financial system traces opposed to the load of the lengthy German warfare opposed to Russia nonetheless raging within the east. The British humans locate themselves less than more and more authoritarian rule--the press, radio, and tv tightly managed, the British Jews dealing with ever larger constraints.
But Churchill's Resistance infantrymen on. As defiance grows, whispers move of a mystery that may ceaselessly adjust the stability of the worldwide fight. The keeper of that mystery? Scientist Frank Muncaster, who languishes in a Birmingham psychological clinic. Civil Servant David Fitzgerald, a undercover agent for the Resistance and collage good friend of Frank's, is given the venture to rescue Frank and get him in a foreign country. not easy on his heels is Gestapo agent Gunther Hoth, a super, implacable hunter of fellows, who quickly has Frank and David's blameless spouse, Sarah, at once in his points of interest.