Winter in Madrid

1940: The Spanish Civil War is over, and Madrid lies ruined, its people starving, while the Germans continue their relentless march through Europe. Britain now stands alone while General Franco considers whether to abandon neutrality and enter the war. Into this uncertain world comes Harry Brett: a traumatised veteran of Dunkirk turned reluctant spy for the British Secret Service. Sent to gain the confidence of old schoolfriend Sandy Forsyth, now a shady Madrid businessman, Harry finds himself involved in a dangerous game - and surrounded by memories. Meanwhile Sandy's girlfriend, ex-Red Cross nurse Barbara Clare, is engaged on a secret mission of her own - to find her former lover Bernie Piper, a passionate Communist in the International Brigades, who vanished on the bloody battlefields of the Jarama. In a vivid and haunting depiction of wartime Spain, "Winter in Madrid" is an intimate and...

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Jan Roslund

2019-10-21

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En vertygande och gripande historisk roman, som ocks r en spnnande thriller... Sansom har ett gott ga fr detaljer som gr tiden levande

Karin Romarker

2011-05-01

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forsta intrycket var att detta var en ganska billig version av carlos ruiz zafon men sa laste jag vidare och himmel och plattar vilket drama det blev! jattespannande, och valdigt smart intrig! lysande!