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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Brandenburg
Henry Porter

Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Sep 02, 2010
Imprint : Phoenix
Page Extent : 576
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753828403
Price : 575

About the book
The Stasi was among the most sophisticated intelligence organisations inthe world, but by the end of the 1980s the Orwellian state of East Germany was collapsing around it. The special squads of armed officers, the torture chambers in the Stasi jail, the hundreds of thousands of informers could do nothing to prevent the rebellion that saw the fall of the Berlin Wall.It is in the context of these last few paranoid weeks of the Communistworld, when a population that had been oppressed for nearly sixty yearsfound the will to rise up, that this outstanding thriller is set. Its hero is DrRudolf Rosenharte, an academic from Dresden and agent for MI6; hiscontroller is Robert Harland, from A SPY'S LIFE and EMPIRE STATE.When Rosenharte's security is compromised he is faced with a starkchoice: to defect to the West, leaving his beloved family to the mercies ofthe Stasi, or return to East Germany to carry out a dangerous assignmentunder the Stasi's suspicious eye...

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Henry Porter
Henry Porter has written five novels for Orion and one children's novel. In 2005, his novel Brandenburg, which is set in East Germany at the time of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, won the Ian Fleming St...(+)
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