"He wanted to do something instead of watching the world through his well-guarded window.": First edition of Daniel Silva's Espionage Thriller The Unlikely Spy; Signed by him
The Unlikely Spy.
Item Number: 89134
New York: Villard Books, 1996.
First edition of Silva’s classic World War II adventure thriller. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Daniel Rembert. A very nice example.
Based on the historical attempt by the Allies to use British intelligence to cover up the true plans for D-Day in the midst of WWII, The Unlikely Spy follows protagonist Alfred Vicary, a historian and friend of Winston Churchill. Assigned the task of protecting Operation Mulberry prior to the invasion of Normandy, Vicary manages to reveal the secret identity of the German spy Catherine Blake and thwarts her attempt to supply Germany with British intelligence.