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The girl who fell from the Sky

The girl who fell from the Sky

Author(s): Simon Mawer

Location(s): France, Paris

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): WW2



Also known as Trapeze. Marian Sutro is a young woman recruited by the British Intelligence Service to go to occupied France and work with the resistance there and carry out a particular mission – essentially to encourage her first love, a nuclear scientist, to escape to England and help in the nuclear race. Human foibles, training, Nazi occupied France – all the elements come together to form a beautiful novel, rich in human experience.

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A gripping adventure account with a real human element, set in France. – Lely Beecham –

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