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A gathering of spies

by Altman, John

  • 106 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Putnam"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Altman.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.L7938 G38 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL118083M
    ISBN 100399146415
    LC Control Number99462174

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John Altman's debut novel, A Gathering Of Spies, is a WWII spy thriller that provides a fast read and lots of action. Unfortunately, I can't give this book more than just a "fair" rating (i.e.

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