The story of Polish officer Captain Alexander De Milja, who is recruited into the Polish secret service just before the Germans overrun Warsaw. As the war progresses, De Milja is involved in a number of missions against the Germans, constantly risking his own life for the sake of a free Europe.
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'Surely among the most convincing war books of our time.' - NICHOLAS BAGNALL, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
'Brilliant ... you can almost hear the chained wheels of the Gestapo car on the snow, the whack of bullets in the moonlit Polish forests, the quietness of occupied Paris by night.' - JOHN SWEENEY, OBSERVER
'Excellent ... beautifully written, intensely atmospheric and dramatically convincing. The Polish Officer is a work of quiet subtlety that will niggle in the memory far longer than most novels of espionage.' - MARCEL BERLINS , SUNDAY TIMES
'His finest achievement yet: a subtle work of great quality and imaginative reach. He brings alive a little-known time and place of war, a tapestry set out in threads of people scurrying through moonlit cobblestoned streets.' - VINCENT BANVILLE, IRISH TIMES
'My discovery of the year.' - WILLIAM BOYD, THE TIMESFrom the Back Cover:
"Beautifully written, powerfully imagined, and riveting as pure story....The book is a triumph."
"Brilliantly imagined, vividly drawn, rich with incident and detail....The Polish Officer portrays ordinary men and women caught out on the sharp edge of military intelligence operations in wartime: the partisans, saboteurs, resistance fighters and idealistic volunteers risking their lives in causes that seem lost."
--Robert Chatain, Chicago Tribune
"[A] riveting ‘pure’ story...wonderfully exact...transcends the spy novel while delivering everything any fan of le Carré could ask for."
--Robin Winks, The Boston Globe
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Book Description Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006511295
Book Description Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110006511295
Book Description Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0006511295