Epitaph for a Spy
Eric Ambler, James Fenton, Mark Mazower, Norman Stone, Thomas Jones, John Preston
Josef Vadassy, a Hungarian refugee and language teacher living in France, is enjoying his first break for years in a small hotel on the Riviera. But when he takes his holiday photographs to be developed at a local chemists, he suddenly finds himself mistaken for a Gestapo agent and a charge of espionage is levelled at him. To prove himself innocent to the French police, he must discover which one of his fellow guests at his pension is the real spy. As he desperately tries to uncover the true culprit’s identity, Vadassy must risk his job, his safety and everything he holds dear.
A genuine classic * The Times * If you want to experience the feel of the Continent in the 1930s, you will find few better guides -- Robert Harris A sly variation on the traditional English country-house murder mystery * Guardian * An uncommonly good story of international intrigue * Atlantic * Unquestionably our best thriller writer -- Graham Greene The source on which we all draw -- John le Carre
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