The descriptions of the London black out and the Blitz made me feel I was there. Add to this some great descriptions of fires and fire fighting, of the terrifyingly real prospect of losing the war in 1940 and an intriguing espionage plot. I read this in a single night.
â€˜Winston says that there were twenty thousand Nazi sympathizers in this country at the outbreak of war,â€™ White said.
â€˜Some harmful lies are no doubt told deliberately. But rumour festers in a situation such as this. We have to live with that.â€™
'Are you aware that Babcock is a Communist?â€™ Finlay said.
Grey and the Major stretched forward and looked at each other around White. Then Grey snorted with laughter. â€˜Nonsense. Babcock is a dyed-in-the-wool anarcho-syndicalist. He told me so himself.â€™