Funeral in Berlin

Len Deighton, 1929-

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Published
New York : Sterling 2011, c1964.
Edition
1st Sterling ed
Language
English
Item Description
Originally published: London : J. Cape, 1964.
"Secret file #3"--Cover.
Physical Description
viii, 270 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN
9781402790645
1402790643
Main Author
Len Deighton, 1929- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A re-release of a Cold War classic follows the precarious machinations of multiple governments who become involved in a Red Army colonel's plot to sell an important Russian scientist to the West, an effort that throughout the course of an elaborate mock funeral reveals ties to the remnants of Nazi Germany. Reprint.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

In Berlin, where neither side of the wall is safe, Colonel Stok of Red Army Security is prepared to sell an important Russian scientist to the West--for a price.British intelligence is willing to pay, providing its own top secret agent is in Berlin to act as go-between. But it soon becomes apparent that behind the facade of an elaborate mock funeral lies a game of deadly maneuvers and ruthless tactics. A game in which the bloodstained legacy of Nazi Germany is enmeshed in the intricate moves of cold war espionage?