45th out of 68 books — 73 voters
by David Juhren
London, 1941, and Roger Mathews, a special attache with the U.S. is teamed up with British captain Clive Westmore to execute a secret plan to secure the final key to solving the Nazi’s secret codes from within occupied France. Complicating matters, the two are instantly attracted to each other, beginning a romantic involvement whose tender alliance can only make more intri...more
Published May 2010 by MLR Press, LLC
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This story is about one of the most fascinating events of World War Two (fictionalized of course but having at least some basis in reality as far as I understand). I however really did not care for how the relationship between Roger and Clive started. I definitely liked that that sexual scenes were not explicit, that's not my point of contention. I thought that the beginning of the relationship was too much tell and way not enough show. The whole story is Roger's remembering events in the war an...more