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The Polish officer

Author: Alan Furst
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Pole's exploits in love and espionage during World War II. He is Captain Alexander de Milja, an intelligence officer who joined the underground after the country's defeat by Germany in 1939. The novel follows him smuggling the government's gold reserves out of Poland, spying for the British in occupied France and fighting at the side of partisans in the Ukraine, all the while meeting beautiful women.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Spy stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Furst
ISBN: 067941312X 9780679413127 0002241455 9780002241458 0006511295 9780006511298
OCLC Number: 30031090
Description: 325 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Alan Furst.
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The story of Polish officer Captain Alexander De Milja, who is recruited into the Polish secret service just before the Germans overrun Warsaw. As the war progresses, De Milja is involved in a number  Read more...

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'One of the best novels of the year . . . Furst's ability to recreate the terrors of espionage and combat is matchless.' Robert Harris, Daily Mail 'Brilliant . . . you can almost hear the chained Read more...

 
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