Passion of Shadows

Passion of Shadows A foreign correspondent encounters four intriguing women during World War II In Paris in he and another American a concert violinist have an affair The fall of France is background to their vol

  • Title: Passion of Shadows
  • Author: Robert French
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A foreign correspondent encounters four intriguing women during World War II In Paris in 1940 he and another American, a concert violinist, have an affair The fall of France is background to their volatile relationship That autumn his news agency transfers him to Berlin, where the sputtering affair will reignite His boss, the only woman head of a press bureau, has himA foreign correspondent encounters four intriguing women during World War II In Paris in 1940 he and another American, a concert violinist, have an affair The fall of France is background to their volatile relationship That autumn his news agency transfers him to Berlin, where the sputtering affair will reignite His boss, the only woman head of a press bureau, has him help her gather data on the secret Nazi euthanasia program That takes him to East Prussia, where two sisters provide him with coded information They are members of a distinguished Junker family that will not survive the war During a couple of visits the correspondent learns about the sisters from servants and from manuscripts left by two dead men By now his boss has been expelled for spying, the United States has entered the war and the violinist is playing for the enemy To avoid internment he escapes to Switzerland with the help of the sisters He works in Berne, exchanging letters with them They are involved with anti Nazi plotters In late 1944 one of them is killed in a shootout with the Gestapo In January 1945, aided by the Czech resistance and Polish partisans, the correspondent returns to help the surviving sister escape the Soviet Army They become part of the chaotic flight west of German refugees that final winter Back in Paris after the war he thinks he has seen the last of these intriguing women He s wrong.

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