The Key to Rebecca
‘Our spy in Cairo is the greatest hero of them all...’ Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, September 1942
He is known to the Germans as ‘Sphinx’, to others as Alex Wolff, a European businessman. He arrives suddenly in Cairo from out of the desert, armed with a radio set, a lethal blade and a copy of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca – a ruthless man with a burning, relentless conviction that he will win at all costs.
The stakes are high, for the survival of the British campaign in North Africa is in the balance. Only Major William Vandam, an intelligence officer, and the beautiful courtesan Elene can put an end to Wolff’s brilliant clandestine reports of British troop movements and strategic plans..
As Rommel’s troops come closer to victory, Vandam edges nearer to Wolff and the crucial key. Follett builds tension and suspense to a nerve-tearing pitch as he follows the adversaries across the infernal desert to a confrontation which will determine who wins – and loses – in this deathly struggle.
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Review: The Key to RebeccaUser Review - Dara Salley - Goodreads
“The Key to Rebecca” is what would be considered an espionage novel. You may ask, “What is an espionage novel?” I was unfamiliar with the genre until I picked up this book. Think of James Bond: suave ... Read full review
Review: The Key to RebeccaUser Review - Ankit Hawk - Goodreads
It was another historical fiction relating to World War II. It was another spy story. It was actually very similar to “Eye of the Needle” which I reviewed last week except this time things are ... Read full review