Summary and Book Reviews
Flight from Berlin: Summary and book reviews of Flight from Berlin by David John, plus links to an excerpt from Flight from Berlin and a biography of David John.
If Berlin feels like a scary fog, John's coverage of scenes from the Olympic competitions puts the reader smack inside the roar and excitement of the crowds. Combining the pressure of young athletic performances with the stress of Hitler's efforts to stage a phony humanitarian show for the watching world and the unwinding fictional espionage plot highlights John's authorial mastery. It rivals the very best of spy novels. I would like to see more of Richard Denham, maybe in another adventure since this one is definitely a first rate nail-biter. (Reviewed by Donna Chavez).
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