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on 10 March 2013
I agree with the positive comments and would add an additional one: the book does a really very good job of portraying the nuances of occupied France. The interaction between the Germans looking for a quiet billet, the timid Petainists trying to get by, the ruthless but effective Communists, the BBC-backed Gaullists and the old officer corps is beautifully done, without making simple goodies and baddies of any of them. People who like this should also check out Sansom's books, which are mostly about similar characters torn between rival ruthless factions.
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