Fri, 29 Oct | The Edinburgh Bookshop

The Speakeasy with Jack Grimwood

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The Speakeasy with Jack Grimwood

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29 Oct, 17:00 – 18:30 BST
The Edinburgh Bookshop, 219 Bruntsfield Pl, Edinburgh EH10 4DH, UK

About The Event

FREE Event

Location: The Edinburgh Bookshop, 219 Bruntsfield Place, EH10 4DH 

Award-winning author of Moskva and Nightfall Berlin, Jack Grimwood, joins us for gin and bookish chit-chat at October's Speakeasy to talk about his rich, atmospheric WWII thriller, Island Reich. Celebrate the end of the month with The Edinburgh Bookshop when we'll be open a little later with drinks and books in hand.

About Island Reich:

July, 1940. The Nazis launch their invasion of Britain - starting with the Channel Islands . . . 

And soldier turned safecracker Bill O'Hagan gets an offer: hang for his crimes, or serve his country. 

The mission - land on occupied Alderney, impersonate a local, steal the invasion plans, escape. He almost believes they're not lying to him. 

In Portugal, the former King, Edward, Duke of Windsor, receives an altogether different proposal from Germany: ease the invasion and he'll get his throne back. But Edward will not readily betray his country . . . 

An embittered former king. An unreformed thief. And a secret upon which the fates of nations lie . . .

'Intricately plotted, rip-roaring World War Two adventure - proper heroes, proper villains, royal intrigue and grounded in real history' IAN RANKIN

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