The Traitor's Emblem

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Orion, Jun 9, 2011 - Fiction - 352 pages
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'Spain's Ken Follett' ups his game further with a breakneck historical thriller.

Gibraltar, 1940. During a horrific storm, a sea captain rescues a group of castaways - and in return is given a strange-looking emblem made of gold and diamonds. Decades later, the captain's son receives a substantial offer for the emblem. He will not sell it, but discovers the astounding story behind this mysterious object . . .

Munich, 1919. Fifteen-year-old Paul Reiner dreams of the heroic father he never knew, who died during the First World War. One night, Paul discovers a secret which turns his world upside down - and from that moment, he sacrifices everything to uncover the truth behind his father's death.

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User Review  - MarkPSadler - LibraryThing

Gomez-Jurado brings us a ripping good yarn that thrusts in the streets of Munich as Hitler and the Nazis come to power. Lines are drawn and crossed, not just by tradesmen and racial divisions, but in ... Read full review

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User Review  - libgirl69 - LibraryThing

Did not grab me at all this. Didn't care at all about the characters, despite the Natzi/Jewish angle. And I should have. Interesting angle with the Masons but this too was a bit so so. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Juan Gómez-Jurado is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author. His debut novel, GOD'S SPY, was an instant bestseller, with rights sold in 42 countries. THE TRAITOR'S EMBLEM won Spain's second biggest literary award, the PREMIO DE NOVELA CIUDAD DE TORREVIEJA. He lives in Spain with his wife and two children.

www.juangomezjurado.com/uk

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