Berlin Game

Berlin Game

Book - 1984
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Baker & Taylor
Agent Bernard Sampson clashes with an unknown traitor, a high-ranking fellow operative of the British Secret Service, in a tale of intrigue, murder, and suspense that moves from London to East and West Berlin

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1984, c1983
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394534077
0394534077
Characteristics: 345 p. ; 22 cm

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captbligh
Aug 09, 2017

A good read, I couldn't put it down. Looking forward to the next.

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RussF507
Oct 10, 2016

The first of a "triple trilogy" (yes that's nine books and they are like candy, you can't stop at one) involving Bernard Sampson and his wife Fiona. Possibly the best fictional account of spying during the cold war (other than "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold").

OK, full disclosure, there is a prequel to the Bernard and Fiona Sampson series, it's "Winter" by the same author, set in Germany and Berlin, from 1900 to the chaos of WWII. The Winter family takes a prominent role in Bernard Sampson's life.

Other Deighton on WW2 are great also, Bomber is probably the best of the air war that I have read.

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adhopkins
Apr 27, 2015

This is the first of Len Deighton's Bernard Sampson novels. I recommend that they be read in publication order, since the story flows from one to the next. He's a very good writer. I enjoyed these books very much.

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