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Secessia by Kent Wascom
Secessia

“Wascom is one of the most exhilarating historical novelists in
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“[A] stylish spy thriller . . . [An] enthralling story of Wilderness’s adventures in espionage and Lawton’s harrowing descriptions of life in the battered nations of Europe in 1945, when the war was over but never seemed to end.”  —Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review

It is 1941. In East London, the young Joe Wilderness is an orphan trying to survive the Blitz. Fortunately, he is a gifted child: an apprentice cat burglar with an astonishing memory. After being drafted into the RAF just after the end of the war, he is picked out for MI6 and taught Russian and German at Cambridge, then sent to work in the ruins of post-war Berlin. There he falls in with an unlikely group: Frank, a U.S. Army captain; Eddie, a British artilleryman; and Yuri, a major in the NKVD. Together they begin a black market scam the likes of which Berlin has never seen. And in the bar of the Marokkaner Club, Wilderness meets Nell Burkhardt, a German girl who is driven by all the scruples that he lacks. Fifteen years later, in 1963, Wilderness comes to meet Frank in Manhattan and becomes embroiled in one last Berlin scam—the scale of which is bigger than he could ever expect.

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