MEMOIRS OF A SECRET AGENT OF FREE FRANCE: Vol. I by Remy

MEMOIRS OF A SECRET AGENT OF FREE FRANCE: Vol. I

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Reported Aug. 15, for October publication- P. 457- as follows: In a first volume, a rather lack-lustre account of a DeGaullist intelligence network in France in 1940. Gilbert, the agent, formerly connected with a bank, joins the DeGaullist movement and is sent back to organize espionage at a time when loyal followers were few, and France's resistance was at low ebb. Shuttling from Madrid to France, as a movie producer, occasionally accompanied by his family, little effort was made apparently at deceit, written memos were kept, and so on. Evidently success was predetermined, or at least due to other departments of the underground. The purpose and achievement of this book no doubt is the relief of suppression -- off the author's chest and to a general public if the market can still be spotted. We feel it is questionable.

Pub Date: Jan. 27th, 1947
Publisher: Whittlesey