Summer 1914: Europe is on the brink. As Britain’s enemies grow stronger, the Comptroller - General must confront the man with whom he has struggled for a generation - a man he knows only as the Spider.
In a desperate gamble, he sends four agents out across the continent, on a mission they do not understand ... The future of British intelligence - of the British Empire - is in their hands. Not all of them will return. Unique and resourceful, hunted and deceived, they have embarked on a journey that will climax in the town of Sarajevo on the 28th of June 1914.
This book involves 4 different spies recruited by the British pre WWI. Although the writing is good, the settings interesting from Istanbul to Ireland, it is one of theose books that is a tough listen. The author changes characters several times per chapter. One minute your in Berlin and seconds later you are in Albania. This is a read versus a listen.
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