The Mysterious Bookshop

Wilson, Edward, The Darkling Spy

London, 1956. Catesby, a spy with his reputation in tatters, is pressured to become a fake defector in order to track down Butterfly. Catesby's quest leads him from Berlin, through a shower of Molotov cocktails in Budapest and finally dinner alone with the East German espionage legend, Mischa Wolf.

"A gripping Cold War story centered on a Berlin seething with agents and counterspies, and a villain called Butterfly" Mail on Sunday


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