From the book jacket: September 1989. The
Communist government in East Germany is on the
brink, desperately clinging to power through the
iron grip of the Stasi. One of the most
formidable intelligence services the world has
ever seen, the Stasi has one informer for every
seven residents of East Germany, plus countless
armed guards, special jails, and nightmarish
interrogation centers. But even the Stasi cant
stop the rebellion that ends in the fall of the
Berlin Wall. It is in these last few frenzied
weeks that Brandenburg Gate is set.
Dr. Rudi Rosenharte, formerly a Stasi foreign agent, now an art scholar living in Dresden, is sent to Trieste to rendezvous with his old lover, Annalise Schering. The problem: Rudi ...
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